centzommayeh

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From centzontli (four hundred) +‎ māitl (arm, hand) +‎ -eh.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sen.t͡soˈmːaː.jeʔ]

Noun[edit]

centzommāyeh (animate)

  1. centipede

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Alonso de Molina (1571) Vocabulario en lengua castellana y mexicana y mexicana y castellana, Editorial Porrúa, pages 35r, 18r
  • Rémi Siméon (1885) Diccionario de la lengua náhuatl o mexicana, Siglo Veintiuno Editores, page 87