Coatlicue

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Classical Nahuatl

Proper noun[edit]

Coatlicue

  1. (mythology) In Aztec mythology, the goddess who gave birth to the moon and stars.

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Statue of Coatlicue displayed in National Anthropology Museum in Mexico City.

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cōātl (snake) +‎ īcue (her skirt).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [koː.aːˈt͡ɬiː.kʷe]

Proper noun[edit]

Cōātlīcue (animate)

  1. (mythology) Coatlicue

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • 1885, Rémi Siméon, Diccionario de la lengua náhuatl o mexicana, Siglo Veintiuno Editores, page 115: