tecpatl

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tetl "stone" + *icpatl "top" (compare icpactli "top", icpalli "high-backed seat") according to Andrews (2003).

Noun[edit]

tecpatl

  1. flint
  2. a flint knife
  3. a certain Aztec day sign

References[edit]

  • Andrews, J. Richard. (2003) Workbook for Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, Revised Edition, University of Oklahoma Press, page 225, 249.
  • Karttunen, Frances. (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, University of Texas Press, page 217.
  • Lockhart, James. (2001) Nahuatl as Written, Stanford University Press, page 233.