metztli

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

metztli

  1. Thigh.

References[edit]

  • Andrews, J. Richard. (2003) Workbook for Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, Revised Edition, University of Oklahoma Press, p. 236.
  • Karttunen, Frances. (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, University of Texas Press, p. 144.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Nahuan *meeȼtli, from Proto-Uto-Aztecan *mïca-ta.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mētztli

  1. Moon.
  2. Month.

References[edit]

  • Andrews, J. Richard. (2003) Workbook for Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, Revised Edition, University of Oklahoma Press, p. 236.
  • Karttunen, Frances. (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, University of Texas Press, p. 144.
  • Lockhart, James. (2001) Nahuatl as Written, Stanford University Press, p. 225.

Eastern Huasteca Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate to Classical Nahuatl mētztli, from Proto-Nahuan *meeȼtli, from Proto-Uto-Aztecan *mïca-ta.

Noun[edit]

mētztli

  1. moon
  2. month

Etymology 2[edit]

Cognate to Classical Nahuatl metztli

Noun[edit]

metztli

  1. leg

Zacatlán-Ahuacatlán-Tepetzintla Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nahuan *meeȼtli, from Proto-Uto-Aztecan *mïca-ta.

Noun[edit]

metztli

  1. moon

References[edit]

  • Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C. (2006), “Tlen ticuih itich in cocina”, in Pequeño diccionario ilustrado: Náhuatl de los municipios de Zacatlán, Tepetzintla y Ahuacatlán[1], segunda edición edition, Tlalpan, D.F. México: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 7