nantli

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Central Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Classical Nahuatl nantli.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nantli (animate)

  1. Mother.

References[edit]

  • Medina, Genaro (1999); online Curso de Náhuatl, Universidad de las Américas; San Pedro Cholula, Puebla, Mexico.
  • Aguilar Carrera, Sergio (2012); Método práctico de lengua náhuatl del Altiplano Mexicano; Amecameca variant, Dirección de Casa de Cultura de Tecámac, State of Mexico, Mexico. ISBN 03-2012-030812540200-01.

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nāntli anim (plural nāntin)

  1. (it is) a mother.
  2. (inanimate, metonymically) womb

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

  • (antonym(s) of "mother, with regards to gender"): tahtli
  • (antonym(s) of "mother, with regards to ancestry"): conētl, pilli

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

Guerrero Nahuatl[edit]

Noun[edit]

nantli

  1. mother.

Ometepec Nahuatl[edit]

Noun[edit]

nantli

  1. mother