acatl

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Central Nahuatl[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

acatl (inanimate)

  1. Reed.
  2. cane

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

The glyph for the day sign ācatl “reed”, from the Codex Magliabechiano.

Etymology[edit]

From ātl (water) +‎ -catl.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ācatl (inanimate)

  1. reed
  2. The thirteenth day sign of the Aztec tōnalpōhualli.
    • 16C: Codex Magliabechiano, f. 12v.
      yei acatl quiere / dezir tres cañas.
      yei acatl. which means “three reeds”.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Andrews, J. Richard (2003) Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, rev. ed. edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, page 284

Nahuatl[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • a̱ca (Mecayapan and Tatahuicapan)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Mecayapan, Tatahuicapan) IPA(key): /aːka/

Etymology[edit]

atl (water) +‎ -catl. Cognate with Tetelcingo Nahuatl öcatl.

Noun[edit]

acatl

  1. reed

References[edit]

  • Brewer, Forrest; Jean G. Brewer (1962) Vocabulario mexicano de Telecingo, Morelos: castellano-mexicano, mexicano-castellano, México: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, pages 21, 170
  • Wolgemuth, Carl et al. (2002) Diccionario náhuatl de los municipios de Mecayapan y Tatahuicapan de Juárez, Veracruz[1], 2nd electronic ed., Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, pages 3, 222