-liztli

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-liztli

  1. (added to verbs) -tion, -ation, -ing; used to form a noun relating to some action.
Examples:
āmoxpōhualiztli (reading of a book), from āmoxpōhua (to read from a book)
miquiliztli (death, mortality), from miqui (to die)
nenāmictiliztli (marriage, wedlock), from nāmictiā (to marry, take a spouse)

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