tahtli

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Central Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Classical Nahuatl tahtli

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tahtli (inanimate)

  1. Father.

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]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • tatli (obsolete spelling)

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps ultimately imitative. Compare tata (dad).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tahtli (animate, plural tahtin)

  1. father

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

  • (with regard to gender) nāntli (mother)
  • (with regard to ancestry) conētl (child)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Andrews, J. Richard. (2003) Workbook for Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, Revised Edition, University of Oklahoma Press, p. 249.
  • Karttunen, Frances. (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, University of Texas Press, p. 214.
  • Lockhart, James. (2001) Nahuatl as Written, Stanford University Press, p. 232.