atl

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See also: ATL, Atl., and alt

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

The glyph for the day sign "water" (far right) in the Codex Magliabechiano.
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ātl (inanimate)

  1. water
  2. urine
  3. An Aztec day sign.
    • 16c: Codex Magliabechiano, f. 12r.
      matlatli ho̊me / athl. q̃ quiere / dezir doçe aguas.
      matlatli ho̊me / athl. that is, twelve-water.

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References[edit]

  • Andrews, J. Richard. (2003) Workbook for Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, Revised Edition, University of Oklahoma Press, p. 205–207.
  • Karttunen, Frances. (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, University of Texas Press, p. 13.
  • Lockhart, James. (2001) Nahuatl as Written, Stanford University Press, p. 211.