quihtoznequi

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

c-, qu- (3sgO) + ihtoā "say" + -z (future)+ nequi "want"

Literally "wants to say". Probably a calque of Spanish quiere decir.

Idiom[edit]

quihtōznequi

  1. Which means; that is; that is to say; i.e.

References[edit]

  • Karttunen, Frances (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, Austin: University of Texas Press, page 211
  • Lockhart, James (2001) Nahuatl as Written: Lessons in Older Written Nahuatl, with Copious Examples and Texts, Stanford: Stanford University Press, page 221