-huah

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • -ua (obsolete spelling)

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-huah (plural -huahqueh)

  1. (appended to nouns) a possessive suffix; indicates the possessor or owner of the root word.
    āxcāitl (goods; riches)āxcāhuah (he who has riches; a wealthy man)
    michin (a fish)michhuah (he who has fish; a fisher)
    tlācatl (a person)tlācahuah (he who owns a person; a slaveowner)

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