ehecatl

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

The glyph for the day sign “wind”, from the Codex Magliabechiano.

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A frequentative reduplication of ehcatl (wind).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [eʔˈeː.kat͡ɬ]

Noun[edit]

ehēcatl (inanimate)

  1. air
  2. wind
  3. The second day sign of the Aztec tōnalpōhualli.
    • 16C: Codex Magliabechiano, f. 11v.
      Macuili ecatl / ques çinco vien / tos.
      Macuili ecatl. [sic] which means “five winds”.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • 1571, Alonso de Molina, Vocabulario en lengua castellana y mexicana y mexicana y castellana, Editorial Porrúa, page 7r, 28r, 117v:
  • 2001, Lockhart, James, Nahuatl as Written: Lessons in Older Written Nahuatl, with Copious Examples and Texts, Stanford: Stanford University Press, page 217:
  • 2003, Andrews, J. Richard, Workbook for Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, edition rev. ed., Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, page 254:

Nahuatl[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ehekaʔ/ (Mecayapan and Tatahucapan)
  • IPA(key): /jehjekatɬ/ (Tetelcingo)

Noun[edit]

ehecatl

  1. air, wind

References[edit]

  • 1962, Brewer, Forrest; Jean G. Brewer, Vocabulario mexicano de Telecingo, Morelos: castellano-mexicano, mexicano-castellano, México: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, page pp. 5, 43, 103, 249:
  • 2002, Wolgemuth, Carl et al., Diccionario náhuatl de los municipios de Mecayapan y Tatahuicapan de Juárez, Veracruz[1], 2nd electronic ed., Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, page pp. 42, 213, 268: