ichcatl

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ichtli (maguey fiber) +‎ -catl.

Noun[edit]

ichcatl (plural ichcameh)

  1. cotton
  2. sheep

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Mecayapan Nahuatl: ichca'
  • Tetelcingo Nahuatl: ichcatl

References[edit]

  • Alonso de Molina (2008) Vocabulario en lengua castellana y mexicana y mexicana y castellana (1571), Editorial Porrúa, pages 65r, 91r, 32r
  • Frances Karttunen (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, Austin: University of Texas Press, pages 92–93
  • James Lockhart (2001) Nahuatl as Written: Lessons in Older Written Nahuatl, with Copious Examples and Texts, Stanford: Stanford University Press, page 219
  • J. Richard Andrews (2003) Workbook for Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, rev. ed. edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, page 225

Northern Puebla Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

C.f. Classical Nahuatl ichcatl.

Noun[edit]

ichcatl

  1. cotton

References[edit]

  • Brockway, Earl; Hershey de Brockway, Trudy; Santos Valdés, Leodegario (2018) Diccionario náhuatl del norte del estado de Puebla (Series de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas "Mariano Silva y Aceves"; 42)‎[1] (in Spanish), segunda ILV edición (versión electrónica) edition, Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 46

Tetelcingo Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Classical Nahuatl ichcatl, Mecayapan Nahuatl ichca'.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ichcatl

  1. cotton
  2. wool
  3. sheep

References[edit]

  • Forrest Brewer; Jean G. Brewer (1962) Vocabulario mexicano de Telecingo, Morelos: castellano-mexicano, mexicano-castellano, México: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, pages 5, 58, 129

Zacatlán-Ahuacatlán-Tepetzintla Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cf. Classical Nahuatl ichcatl.

Noun[edit]

ichcatl

  1. sheep

References[edit]