elchiquihuitl

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ēlli (liver, internal organ) +‎ chiquihuitl (basket).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /eːlt͡ʃiˈkiwit͡ɬ/

Noun[edit]

ēlchiquihuitl (possessive singular īēlchiquiuh)

  1. chest, breast
  2. bosom

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References[edit]

  • 1992, Frances Karttunen, An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, University of Oklahoma Press, page 77: