Reconstruction:Classical Nahuatl/michahci

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This Classical Nahuatl entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From michin (fish) +‎ ahci (to capture, reach for). Base of the action noun michahxiliztli (fishing).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

*michahci

  1.  (intransitive) to fish

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Alonso de Molina (1571) Vocabulario en lengua castellana y mexicana y mexicana y castellana, Editorial Porrúa, pages 95v, 56r