cuauhtotolin

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From cuahuitl (tree, wood) +‎ tōtolin (turkey).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kʷawtoːˈtolin/

Noun[edit]

cuauhtōtolin (animate, plural cuauhtōtolmeh)

  1. Crested Guan, Penelope purpurascens.
    • c1600: Anonymous, Anónimo mexicano, f. 11r.
      onca:ncanaía, tepe Zolime. totochtin, cuauhtotolim, Mazame, ozo lome, cuamíztin, tecuanímê, […]
      There were partridges, rabbits, fowl, deer, jaguars, mountain lions, and savage beasts; […]

References[edit]

  • 2005, Anónimo Mexicano, ed. and trans. by Richley H. Crapo, Bonnie Glass-Coffin, Logan: Utah State University Press, page p. 29:
  • 1983, Karttunen, Frances, An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, Austin: University of Texas Press, page p. 65: