cenzontle

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Alternative forms[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Classical Nahuatl centzontleh, shortened form of centzontlahtōleh (mockingbird, literally possessor of four hundred words), from centzontli (four hundred, a count of four hundred) + tlahtōlli (language, word, statement) + -eh (possessor of).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /θenˈθontle/, [θẽn̟ˈθõn̪t̪le]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /senˈsontle/, [sẽnˈsõn̪t̪le]

Noun[edit]

cenzontle m (plural cenzontles)

  1. mockingbird