cempohualxochitl

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sempoːwalˈʃoːtʃit͡ɬ/
  • IPA(key): /sempowalʃutʃɪtɬ/ (Tetelcingo)

Etymology[edit]

From cempōhualli (twenty) +‎ xōchitl (flower).

Noun[edit]

cempōhualxōchitl

  1. Mexican marigold, Tagetes erecta.
    • 16C: Bernardino de Sahagún, Florentine Codex, book 11, chapter 7, paragraph 8
      Cempoalsuchitl, tzitziqujltic in jxiuhio, matzatzaianquj coztic.
      (Cempoalxochitl. Its foliage is jagged; the leaf is serrated. It is yellow.)

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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. 19, 45, 222:
  • 1963, Sahagún, Bernardino de, Florentine Codex, Book 11 - Earthly Things, tr. by Charles E. Dibble & Arthur J. O. Anderson, Salt Lake City: The University of Utah Press, page p. 200: