cihuatl

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Central Nahuatl[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

cihuatl (inanimate)

  1. Woman.

References[edit]

  • Medina, Genaro. (1999) Curso de Nahuatl, University of Americas, Cholula, Puebla p. 88.

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Noun[edit]

cihuātl (plural cihuah)

  1. woman

Nahuatl[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /siwaːtɬ/
  • IPA(key): /sowatɬ/ (Tetelcingo)
  • IPA(key): /siwaːʔ/ (Mecayapan and Tatahuicapan)

Noun[edit]

cihuatl

  1. Woman.
    • 1673: Agustín de Vetancurt, Arte de la lengua mexicana
      Aca zihuatl ytech otâçic?
  2. Wife (when possessed).

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Andrews, J. Richard (2003) Workbook for Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, rev. ed. edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, page 213
  • Brewer, Forrest; Jean G. Brewer (1962) Vocabulario mexicano de Telecingo, Morelos: castellano-mexicano, mexicano-castellano, México: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, pages 51, 67, 222
  • Karttunen, Frances (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, Austin: University of Texas Press, pages 35, 348
  • Lockhart, James (2001) Nahuatl as Written: Lessons in Older Written Nahuatl, with Copious Examples and Texts, Stanford: Stanford University Press, page 215
  • Wolgemuth, Carl et al. (2002) Diccionario náhuatl de los municipios de Mecayapan y Tatahuicapan de Juárez, Veracruz[1], 2nd electronic edition edition, SIL, pages 166, 247