achcolli

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare with āchcāuhtli ‎(elder brother) and achtōntli ‎(great-grandfather, ancestor), and with achto ‎(first) and cōlli ‎(grandfather).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈat͡ʃkoːlli/, /ˈaːt͡ʃkoːlli/

Noun[edit]

achcōlli, āchcōlli ‎(absolutive plural achcohcōltin)

  1. great-grandfather
  2. ancestor

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References[edit]

  • Frances Karttunen (1992) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, University of Oklahoma Press, page 2