tonalpohualli

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tōnalli (day) +‎ pōhualli (count), literally (“count of the days”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [toː.naɬ.poːˈwa.lːi]

Noun[edit]

tōnalpōhualli

  1. A sacred calendrical period used by the Aztecs. It was comprised of 20 trecenas adding up to 260 days.

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