altepemeh

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Classical Nahuatl altepemeh, plural of altepetl.

Noun[edit]

altepemeh

  1. plural of altepetl
    • 2012, Marcello-Andrea Canuto, Jason Yaeger, Archaeology of Communities: A New World Perspective:
      For instance, it is possible that a hierarchy existed among the altepemeh.
    • 2008, Joyce Marcus, Jeremy A. Sabloff, The Ancient City: New Perspectives on Urbanism in the Old and New World:
      Central Mexican altepemeh had segmental structures...
    • 2012, Patricia Lopes Don, Bonfires of Culture: Franciscans, Indigenous Leaders, and the Inquisition in Early Mexico, 1524-1540:
      In response to Mixcoatl's demands, leaders in remote altepemeh gave him land and provided workers to cultivate it.

Central Nahuatl[edit]

Noun[edit]

altepemeh

  1. plural of altepetl

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [aːɬ.te.ˈpeː.meʔ]

Noun[edit]

altepemeh

  1. plural of altepetl