ayotl

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Central Huasteca Nahuatl[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ayotl

  1. turtle.

Central Nahuatl[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ayotl

  1. turtle.

References[edit]

  • Héctor Mancilla Sepúlveda (2002); Lecciones de Náhuatl, (dialecto de Amecameca), Editorial Hirata; Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Aguilar Carrera, Sergio (2012); Método práctico de lengua náhuatl del Altiplano Mexicano; Amecameca variant, Dirección de Casa de Cultura de Tecámac, State of Mexico, Mexico. ISBN 03-2012-030812540200-01.

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Nahuan *aayootl, from Proto-Uto-Aztecan *aya-wɨt-ta (big tortoise).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ayotl

  1. turtle; tortoise
    • 1547, Andrés de Olmos, Arte para aprender la lengua mexicana, ed. by Rémi Siméon (1875)
      Ayutl, tortuga, nayuuh.
    • 1555, Alonso de Molina, Aqui comienca vn vocabulario en la lengua Castellana y Mexicana
      Tortuga. ayutl.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

ayotl

  1. soup; stew

References[edit]

  • Karttunen, Frances (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, Austin: University of Texas Press, pages 16–17

Eastern Huasteca Nahuatl[edit]

Noun[edit]

ayotl

  1. turtle.

Orizaba Nahuatl[edit]

Noun[edit]

ayotl

  1. turtle

Western Huasteca Nahuatl[edit]

Noun[edit]

ayotl

  1. turtle.