acuetzpalin

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ātl (water) +‎ cuetzpalin (lizard).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [aː.kʷet͡sˈpa.lin]

Noun[edit]

ācuetzpalin (animate)

  1. A large aquatic reptile; an alligator or caiman.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Alonso de Molina (1571) Vocabulario en lengua castellana y mexicana y mexicana y castellana, Editorial Porrúa, pages 76v
  • Rémi Siméon (1885) Diccionario de la lengua náhuatl o mexicana, Siglo Veintiuno Editores, page 15