axolotl

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈak.səˌlɒ.təl/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæk.səˌlɑ.ɾəl/
    An axolotl

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Classical Nahuatl āxōlōtl, from ātl ‎(water) + xōlōtl ‎(slippery or wrinkled one, servant, slave)

Noun[edit]

axolotl ‎(plural axolotls or axolomeh)

  1. An amphibian of the salamander tribe found in the elevated lakes of Mexico, Ambystoma mexicanum.

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Central Nahuatl[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

axolotl ‎(plural axolomeh)

  1. axolotl

References[edit]

  • Mancilla Sepúlveda, Héctor. (2002) Lecciones de Nahuatl, Hirata Editorial, México DF. p. 158.

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aːʃoːloːtɬ/
  • IPA(key): [aː.ˈʃóː.loːt͡ɬ]

Etymology[edit]

ātl ‎(water) +‎ xōlōtl ‎(slippery or wrinkled one, servant, slave)

Noun[edit]

āxōlōtl ‎(animate, plural āxōlōmeh)

  1. An edible larval salamander.
    • yhuan ye quixinachohua yn mimichtin. yn cueyame. yn axollome. yn acociltin. aneneztin. ahuihuitlame yn axaxayacatl. yn quatecomatl. yoyolli.
      (And fish now bred, and frogs, salamanders, crayfish, draonfly, larvae, swamp worms, winged water insects, [other] insects)

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References[edit]

  • Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin, Domingo Francisco de San Antón Muñón (1997) Codex Chimalpahin, ed. and trans. by Arthur J. O. Anderson and Susan Schroeder, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, pages 80–81
  • Kartunnen, Frances (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, Austin: University of Texas Press, page 15
  • Sahagún, Bernardino de (1981) Florentine Codex: Book 1 - The Gods, ed. and trans. by Arthur J. O. Anderson and Charles E. Dibble, 2nd ed., rev. edition, Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, page 30

French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Classical Nahuatl āxōlōtl.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

axolotl m ‎(plural axolotls)

  1. axolotl

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