matlequiquiztli

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maːtɬekikistɬi/

Etymology[edit]

māitl "hand" + tlequiquiztli "firearm"

Noun[edit]

mātlequiquiztli

  1. An arquebus.
    • 1555: Alonso de Molina, Aqui comienca vn vocabulario en la lengua Castellana y Mexicana
      Arcabuz o eſcopeta matlequiqztli [sic].

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