Mexihco

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Central Nahuatl[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mēxihco

  1. Tenochtitlan; an altepetl and capital of the Aztec empire.

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References[edit]

  • Mancilla Sepúlveda, Héctor. (2000) Lecciones de Nahuatl, Hirata Editorial, México DF. p. 158.
  • 1992, Frances Karttunen, An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, University of Oklahoma Press, page 145:

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Because of differences in vowel length, it cannot be linked to metl (maguey, agave) or xīctli (navel), which are often cited as constituent elements. The first element is sometimes taken to represent mētztli (moon). The ending corresponds to the locative suffix +‎ -co.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mēxihco (locative)

  1. Tenochtitlan; an altepetl and capital of the Aztec empire.

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • 1992, Frances Karttunen, An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, University of Oklahoma Press, page 145: