matemecatl

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From māitl (hand) +‎ tetl (stone) + mecatl (rope).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maːteˈmekat͡ɬ/

Noun[edit]

mātemecatl

  1. bracelet, wristband

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2005, Justyna Olko, Turquoise Diadems and Staffs of Office: Elite Costume and Insignia of Power in Aztec and Early Colonial Mexico, Polish Society for Latin American Studies and Centre for Studies on the Classical Tradition, University of Warsaw, page 286: