xochimicqui

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From xōchitl (flower) +‎ micqui (one that has died).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃoː.t͡ʃiˈmik.ki]

Noun[edit]

xōchimicqui (animate, plural xōchimicqueh)

  1. A sacrificial victim, especially a prisoner of war offered in sacrifice.

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