Popocatepetl

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English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Popocatepetl

  1. Alternative spelling of Popocatépetl.

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /popoːkaˈtepeːt͡ɬ/

Etymology[edit]

From popōca (to smoke) +‎ tepētl (mountain).

Proper noun[edit]

Popōcatepētl

  1. Popocatépetl.
    • 16C: Bernardino de Sahagún, "Florentine Codex", book 1
      qujnpiquiz: quetzalcoatl, in chalchivitl ycue, in tlaloc: popucatepetl, iztac tepetl, poiauhtecatl: yoan in çaço quezqujtetl tepetl in qujnteneoaz in qujpiquiz.
      (he would mold representations of Quetzalcoatl, Chalchiuitl ycue, Tlaloc, Popocatepetl, Iztac tepetl, Poiauhtecatl, and any other mountain of which they would choose to make representations.)

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References[edit]

  • 2001, Lockhart, James, Nahuatl as Written: Lessons in Older Written Nahuatl, with Copious Examples and Texts, Stanford: Stanford University Press, page p. 230:
  • 1981, Sahagún, Bernardino de, Florentine Codex: Book 1 - The Gods, ed. and trans. by Arthur J. O. Anderson and Charles E. Dibble, edition 2nd ed., rev., Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, page p. 47: