ozomahtli

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

The glyph for the day sign ozomahtli “monkey”, from the Codex Magliabechiano.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [o.soˈmaʔ.t͡ɬi]

Noun[edit]

ozomahtli (animate, plural ozomahtin)

  1. monkey
  2. The eleventh day sign of the Aztec tōnalpōhualli, corresponding to this animal.
    • 16C: Codex Magliabechiano, f. 12v.
      çe Vçumatli / q̃ quiere. dezir / Vna mona.
      çe Vçumatli. which means “one monkey”.

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References[edit]

  • Alonso de Molina (1571) Vocabulario en lengua castellana y mexicana y mexicana y castellana, Editorial Porrúa, pages 86r, 76r
  • Rémi Siméon (1885) Diccionario de la lengua náhuatl o mexicana, Siglo Veintiuno Editores, page 353
  • Laurette Séjourné (1981) El pensamiento náhuatl cifrado por los calendarios, Siglo Veintiuno Editores, page 26