poyomiqui

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

poyōtl "something evil" + miqui "to die"

Verb[edit]

poyōmiqui

  1. To die through treachery.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Karttunen, Frances. (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, University of Texas Press, p. 204.
  • Lockhart, James. (2001) Nahuatl as Written, Stanford University Press, p. 230.