mantelex

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • manteles (alternative or obsolete spelling)

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish manteles, plural of mantel (tablecloth), ultimately from Latin.
Borrowing plural Spanish nouns and reinterpreting them as singular was common in Classical Nahuatl (compare huācax (cow), pātox (duck)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mantēlex (inanimate)

  1. (it is) a tablecloth.

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