-can

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

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-cān

  1. (added to nouns) A locative suffix: in, at; used to form placenames or indicate location.
    māhuizzōtl (glory, honor)māhuizzōcān (place of dignity)
  2. (added to numerals) A locative suffix: in, at; used to indicate location.
    nāhui (four)nāuhcān (in four places)
  3. (added to numerals) An ordinal suffix; used to indicate position in a series.
    ēyi (three)inic ēxcān (in third place, in the third place)

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