tawial

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Pipil[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nahuan *tlayoːl-, formed by ta (unspecified object) -wia/-ūya (to shell), -l (passive nominalization). Compare Classical Nahuatl tlaolli (dried kernels of maize).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (standard) IPA(key): /taˈwijal/

Noun[edit]

tawial (singular only)

  1. maize, corn, kernels of shelled corn
    Musta tiaw talkwi nawpual kushtal tawial
    Tomorrow we will take with us eighty sacks of maize