calli

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See also: callí, čálli, and calli-

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

calli

  1. plural form of callus

Anagrams[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

calli

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive form of callar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive form of callar
  3. third-person singular imperative form of callar

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

The glyph for the day sign calli “house”, from the Codex Magliabechiano.

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Nahuan [Term?], from Proto-Uto-Aztecan *kaliR.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

calli (inanimate)

  1. an enclosed habitational space, a house or room
  2. the third day sign of the Aztec tōnalpōhualli, represented conceptually by a stylized one-room house
    • 16C, Codex Magliabechiano, f. 11v.
      chico açe cale / q̃ quiere dezir / seis casas.
      chico açe cale. [sic] which means “six houses”.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cālli (inanimate)

  1. Wooden or cane tongs used to eat toasted maize.

References[edit]

  • Alonso de Molina (1571) Vocabulario en lengua castellana y mexicana y mexicana y castellana, Editorial Porrúa, pages 25r, 11v
  • Rémi Siméon (1885) Diccionario de la lengua náhuatl o mexicana, Siglo Veintiuno Editores, page 61
  • Laurette Séjourné (1981) El pensamiento náhuatl cifrado por los calendarios, Siglo Veintiuno Editores, page 18

Eastern Huasteca Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nahuan [Term?], from Proto-Uto-Aztecan *kaliR. Cognate to Classical Nahuatl calli

Noun[edit]

calli

  1. house.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

calli f

  1. plural of calle

calli m

  1. plural of callo

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

callī

  1. genitive singular of callum