mitl chimalli

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mītl (arrow) +‎ chīmalli (shield).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /miːt͡ɬ ˈt͡ʃiːmalli/

Noun[edit]

mītl chīmalli

  1. war, warfare
  2. battle

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2001, James Lockhart, Nahuatl as Written: Lessons in Older Written Nahuatl, with Copious Examples and Texts, Stanford University Press, page 214:
  • 2003, J. Richard Andrews, Workbook for Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, Revised Edition, University of Oklahoma Press, page 236: