Popocatepetl

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English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Popocatepetl

  1. Alternative spelling of Popocatépetl

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From popōca (to smoke) +‎ tepētl (mountain).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /popoːkaˈtepeːt͡ɬ/

Proper noun[edit]

Popōcatepētl

  1. Popocatépetl.
    • 16C: Bernardino de Sahagún, "Florentine Codex", book 1
      qujnpiquiz: quetzalcoatl, in chalchivitl ycue, in tlaloc: popucatepetl, iztac tepetl, poiauhtecatl: yoan in çaço quezqujtetl tepetl in qujnteneoaz in qujpiquiz.
      (he would mold representations of Quetzalcoatl, Chalchiuitl ycue, Tlaloc, Popocatepetl, Iztac tepetl, Poiauhtecatl, and any other mountain of which they would choose to make representations.)

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References[edit]

  • Lockhart, James (2001) Nahuatl as Written: Lessons in Older Written Nahuatl, with Copious Examples and Texts, Stanford: Stanford University Press, page 230
  • Sahagún, Bernardino de (1981) Florentine Codex: Book 1 - The Gods, ed. and trans. by Arthur J. O. Anderson and Charles E. Dibble, 2nd ed., rev. edition, Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, page 47