amatl

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Central Huasteca Nahuatl[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

amatl

  1. peper

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Central Nahuatl[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

amatl (inanimate)

  1. paper
  2. document; letter; book

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nahuan *aamatl (a kind of fig tree; paper).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

āmatl

  1. paper
    • 1547, Andrés de Olmos, Arte para aprender la lengua mexicana, ed. by Rémi Siméon (1875)
      amatl, papel, ymamauh, el papel de aquellos.
  2. document; letter; book.

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References[edit]

  • Andrews, J. Richard. (2003) Workbook for Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, Revised Edition, University of Oklahoma Press, p. 208.
  • Karttunen, Frances. (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, University of Texas Press, p. 10.
  • Lockhart, James. (2001) Nahuatl as Written, Stanford University Press, p. 210.

Eastern Huasteca Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Classical Nahuatl amatl

Noun[edit]

amatl

  1. paper.
  2. book.

Orizaba Nahuatl[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

amatl

  1. paper

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