ayotochtli

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Central Nahuatl[edit]

Ayotochtli, “armadillo”.

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ayotl (turtle) + tochtli (rabbit).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.jo.ˈtoːt͡ʃ.tɬi/

Noun[edit]

ayotochtli (animate)

  1. (Amecameca, Cholula, Jaltocán, Milpa Alta and Texcoco): Armadillo.

References[edit]

  • Mancilla Sepulveda, Héctor. (2002) Lecciones de Náhuatl, Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico City p. 162.
  • 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.
  • Dasypodidae

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Equivalent to ayotl (turtle) + tochtli (rabbit).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.jo.ˈtoːt͡ʃ.t͡ɬi/

Noun[edit]

ayotochtli (animate)

  1. Armadillo.

References[edit]

Temascaltepec Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ayotl (turtle) + tochtli (rabbit).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.jo.ˈtot͡ʃ.tɬi/

Noun[edit]

ayotochtli (a)

  1. armadillo