tamalli

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Caxic ōntetl chihchīltic tamalli. (Two red tamales on a plate.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tamalli (inanimate, plural tamalli)

  1. (it is) a small cake of cornmeal dough that is cooked and served in a corn husk wrapping; a tamale

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References[edit]

  • Alonso de Molina (1571) Vocabulario en lengua castellana y mexicana y mexicana y castellana, Editorial Porrúa, pages 92r, 90v
  • Rémi Siméon (1885) Diccionario de la lengua náhuatl o mexicana, Siglo Veintiuno Editores, pages 436, 437

Eastern Huasteca Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Classical Nahuatl tamalli

Noun[edit]

tamalli

  1. tamale

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