mizton

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • mizto (obsolete spelling)

Etymology[edit]

Apocopic form of miztli (mountain lion, puma) +‎ -tōn. Compare miztōntli (puma cub).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

miztōn (animate)

  1. Diminutive of miztli; a house cat.

References[edit]

  • 1571, Alonso de Molina, Vocabulario en lengua castellana y mexicana y mexicana y castellana, Editorial Porrúa: