cuauhtotolin

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From cuahuitl(tree, wood) +‎ tōtolin(turkey).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kʷawtoːˈtolin/

Noun[edit]

cuauhtōtolin ‎(animate, plural cuauhtōtolmeh)

  1. Crested Guan, Penelope purpurascens.
    • c1600: Anonymous, Anónimo mexicano, f. 11r.
      onca:ncanaía, tepe Zolime. totochtin, cuauhtotolim, Mazame, ozo lome, cuamíztin, tecuanímê, […]
      There were partridges, rabbits, fowl, deer, jaguars, mountain lions, and savage beasts; […]

References[edit]

  • Anónimo Mexicano, ed. and trans. by Richley H. Crapo, Bonnie Glass-Coffin, Logan: Utah State University Press, 2005, page 29
  • Karttunen, Frances (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, Austin: University of Texas Press, page 65