tlahtolli

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

tlahtōa "speak" + -lli

Noun[edit]

tlahtōlli

  1. Word; speech; language.
    • 1524, Bernardino de Sahagún, Coloquios y doctrina cristiana
      Ca yancuic tlatolli in anquimitalhuia, auh ic titotlapololtia, ic titotetzahuia.
    • 1645: Horacio Carochi, Arte de la lengua mexicana con la declaración de todos sus adverbios, ed. by James Lockhart (2001)
      huel tēcpiltic in motlàtōltzin, tu lenguaje es muy cortesano

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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. 267.
  • Lockhart, James. (2001) Nahuatl as Written, Stanford University Press, p. 239.