petlazolcoatl

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From petlazolli (old mat) +‎ cōātl (snake).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pe.t͡ɬa.soɬˈkoː.aːt͡ɬ]

Noun[edit]

petlazolcōātl (animate)

  1. Centipede.

References[edit]

  • 1997, Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin, Domingo Francisco de San Antón Muñón, Codex Chimalpahin, ed. and trans. by Arthur J. O. Anderson and Susan Schroeder, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, page pp. 78–79: