telpochcalli

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Nahuatl, meaning "house of youth".

Noun[edit]

telpochcalli (plural telpochcallis)

  1. (historical) A school for the children of Aztec commoners.

Antonyms[edit]


Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /teːlpoːtʃkalli/

Etymology[edit]

From tēlpōchtli (young man) +‎ calli (house).

Noun[edit]

tēlpōchcalli

  1. house for young men
  2. school for Aztec commoners

References[edit]

  • Andrews, J. Richard. (2003) Workbook for Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, Revised Edition, University of Oklahoma Press, p. 251.
  • Karttunen, Frances. (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, University of Texas Press, p. 221.