ahcuallahtolli

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ahcualli (it is something bad) +‎ tlahtōlli (a word; speech; language).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [aʔ.kʷa.lːaʔˈtóː.lːi]

Noun[edit]

ahcuallahtōlli (inanimate, plural ahcuallahtōlli)

  1. (it is) profanity; an offensive word or foul language.

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References[edit]

  • Alonso de Molina (1571) Vocabulario en lengua castellana y mexicana y mexicana y castellana, Editorial Porrúa, page 7r
  • Rémi Siméon (1885) Diccionario de la lengua náhuatl o mexicana, Siglo Veintiuno Editores, page 34