molcaxitl

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mōlli (sauce, broth) +‎ caxitl (bowl, cup).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /moːlˈkaʃit͡ɬ/

Noun[edit]

mōlcaxitl

  1. A small mortar for grinding chilis.
  2. A sauce bowl.

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References[edit]

  • molcaxitl” in the Nahuatl Dictionary, University of Oregon, 2011.