elchiquihuitl

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ēlli (liver, internal organ) +‎ chiquihuitl (basket).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /eːlt͡ʃiˈkiwit͡ɬ/

Noun[edit]

ēlchiquihuitl (possessive singular īēlchiquiuh)

  1. chest, breast
  2. bosom
    • Ibid.
      elchiquiuitl. los pechos o el pecho.
      (elchiquiuitl. the breasts or the chest.)

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References[edit]

  • Frances Karttunen, An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, University of Oklahoma Press, 1992, page 77