Azcapotzalco

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish Azcapotzalco, from Classical Nahuatl Āzcapōtzalco, from āzcapōtzalli (anthill) +‎ -co (locative suffix).

Proper noun[edit]

Azcapotzalco

  1. (historical) A Tepanec polity in the Valley of Mexico.
    • 2006, Aguilar-Moreno, Manuel, Handbook to Life in the Aztec World, Facts On File, →ISBN, page 66:
      Around 1371, Tenochtitlan became a subordinate to the expanding Tepanec city-state of Azcapotzalco, the first society to rise to empire status since the fall of Tula 300 years before.
  2. One of the demarcaciones territoriales (designated delegaciones until 2016) of Mexico City.

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

āzcapōtzalli (anthill) +‎ -co (locative suffix)

Proper noun[edit]

Azcapotzalco

  1. Azcapotzalco.
    • 1645, Carochi, Horacio, Arte de la lengua mexicana con la declaracion de los aduerbios della (in Spanish), Mexico: Iuan Ruyz, pages 120v–121r:
      çan yenōyuhqui ic ōquintlàpalòquè in Tlaxcaltēcatlàtòquè, in quēnin ōquitlàpalòquè in Atzacpotzalco Tlàtoāni, ſaludaron à los Principales de Tlaxcala, de la meſma manera, que al Señor de Azcapuzalco.

Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Nahuatl Āzcapōtzalco, from āzcapōtzalli (anthill) +‎ -co (locative suffix).

Proper noun[edit]

Azcapotzalco ?

  1. Azcapotzalco