achtontli

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Central Nahuatl[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to achto "first".

Noun[edit]

achtontli ‎(animate)

achtōntli

  1. Great-grandfather.

Usage notes[edit]

Usually occurs with a possessive prefix.

References[edit]

  • Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin, Domingo Francisco de San Antón Muñón (1997) Codex Chimalpahin, ed. and trans. by Arthur J. O. Anderson and Susan Schroeder, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, pages vol. 1, pp. 60–61
  • Karttunen, Frances (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, Austin: University of Texas Press, page 3
  • Lockhart, James (2001) Nahuatl as Written: Lessons in Older Written Nahuatl, with Copious Examples and Texts, Stanford: Stanford University Press, page 210