Quetzalcoatl

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See also: Quetzalcóatl

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Classical Nahuatl Quetzalcōātl (literally quetzal-feather snake).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌkɛtsəlkoʊˈætəl/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌkɛtsɑːlkoʊˈɑːtəl/

Proper noun[edit]

Quetzalcoatl

  1. The Aztec name for the Feathered-Serpent deity of ancient Mesoamerica, one of the main gods of many Mexican and northern Central American civilizations.

Translations[edit]


Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From quetzalli (quetzal feather) +‎ cōātl (snake).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ket͡salkoːaːt͡ɬ/
  • IPA(key): [ˌke.t͡saɬ.ˈkóː.aːt͡ɬ]

Proper noun[edit]

Quetzalcōātl

  1. Quetzalcoatl

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]