tonalchichicaquilitl

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Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tonalli +‎ chichicaquilitl

Noun[edit]

tonalchichicaquilitl

  1. A kind of plant, probably Oenothera laciniata.
    • 16C: Bernardino de Sahagún, Florentine Codex, book 11, chapter 7, paragraph 4
      TONALCHICHICAQUJLITL, in tlalhoacpan, in çaçacatla in quauhtla mochioa, cuetlanextic nexeoac [...]
      (TONALCHICHICAQUILITL: It grows in dry lands, in the grasslands, in the forest. It is a faded ashen color, ashen; [etc.])

References[edit]

  • 1981, Sahagún, Bernardino de, Florentine Codex, tr. by Arthur J. O. Anderson & Charles E. Dibble, edition 2nd ed., rev., Salt Lake City: The University of Utah Press, page part 11, p. 137: