piltontli

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pilli (child, son) +‎ -tōn.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [piɬˈtoːn.t͡ɬi]

Noun[edit]

piltōntli (animate, plural pīpiltotōntin)

  1. Diminutive of pilli; a child; a young boy or girl.
  2. Diminutive of pilli; a nursling.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • 1992, Frances Karttunen, An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, University of Oklahoma Press, page 196: