tlahtoani

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

tla- "something; things" + ihtoā "say" + -ni (habitual suffix) and -qui (preterit agentive suffix).

Noun[edit]

tlahtoāni (plural tlahtohqueh, possessed -tlahtohcāuh)

  1. A ruler.

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References[edit]

  • Andrews, J. Richard. (2003) Workbook for Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, Revised Edition, University of Oklahoma Press, p. 227.
  • Karttunen, Frances. (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, University of Texas Press, p. 266.
  • Lockhart, James. (2001) Nahuatl as Written, Stanford University Press, pp. 55, 238, 239.