chimalli

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Nahuatl[edit]

Warriors with elaborate shields, from the Codex Mendoza.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chīmalli

  1. Shield.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Andrews, J. Richard (2003) Workbook for Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, rev. ed. edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, page 216
  • Karttunen, Frances (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, Austin: University of Texas Press, page 52
  • Lockhart, James (2001) Nahuatl as Written: Lessons in Older Written Nahuatl, with Copious Examples and Texts, Stanford: Stanford University Press, page 214