metlapilli

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From metlatl ‎(metate) +‎ pīlli ‎(son).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /meˈt͜ɬapiːlli/

Noun[edit]

metlapīlli

  1. A cylindrical, hand-held grinding stone used together with the metate.

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Frances Karttunen (1992) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, University of Oklahoma Press, page 143