atl

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See also: ATL, Atl., and alt

Central Nahuatl[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

atl (inanimate)

  1. Water.

References[edit]

  • Medina, Genaro. (1999) Curso de Nahuatl, University of Americas, Cholula, Puebla p. 88.

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

The glyph for the day sign ātl "water" (far right), in the Codex Magliabechiano.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • athl (obsolete spelling)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ātl (inanimate)

  1. water
  2. urine
  3. The ninth day sign of the Aztec tōnalpōhualli; represented by a stream of water.
    • 16th c.: Codex Magliabechiano, f. 12r.
      matlatli ho̊me / athl. q̃ quiere / dezir doçe aguas.
      matlatli ho̊me / athl. that is, twelve waters.

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • 1571, Alonso de Molina, Vocabulario en lengua castellana y mexicana y mexicana y castellana, Editorial Porrúa, page 8r:

Temascaltepec Nahuatl[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

atl (i atl)

  1. atl.