ayotl

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Nahuatl[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɔjutɬ/ (Tetelcingo)

Etymology[edit]

atl (water) +‎ -yotl

Noun[edit]

ayotl

  1. Turtle; tortoise.
    • 1547: Andrés de Olmos, Arte para aprender la lengua mexicana, ed. by Rémi Siméon (1875)
      Ayutl, tortuga, nayuuh.
    • 1555: Alonso de Molina, Aqui comienca vn vocabulario en la lengua Castellana y Mexicana
      Tortuga. ayutl.
  2. Soup; stew.

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References[edit]

  • 1962, Brewer, Forrest; Jean G. Brewer, Vocabulario mexicano de Telecingo, Morelos: castellano-mexicano, mexicano-castellano, México: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, page pp. 98, 172:
  • 1983, Karttunen, Frances, An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, Austin: University of Texas Press, page pp. 16–17: