netlapololtiliztli

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /netɬapoloːltilistɬi/

Etymology[edit]

ne- + tlapolōltia "to disorient" + -liztli

Noun[edit]

netlapolōltiliztli

  1. Confusion.
    • 16C: Bernardino de Sahagún, Florentine Codex, book 1
      ca cenca vey tlaiooalli, yoan netlapololtiliztli, yn atlaneltoqujliztli, in tlateutoqujliztli, in jpan oamechcauhtiaque yn amotahoan, yn amoculhoan, yn amachcoculhoan
      (Very great was the darkness and the confusion, the unbelief, the idolatry in which your fathers, your grandfathers, your great-grandfathers left you)

References[edit]

  • 1981, Sahagún, Bernardino de, Florentine Codex, Book 1, trans. by Arthur J.O. Anderson & Charles E. Dibble, Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, page p. 55: