tecuicihtli

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Confer tēcuihtli, an archaic variant of tēuctli (lord), and cihtli (hare).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tékʷiˈsíʔt͡ɬi]

Noun[edit]

tecuicihtli anim (plural tecuicihtin)

  1. (it is) a saltwater crab.

References[edit]

  • Alonso de Molina (1571) Vocabulario en lengua castellana y mexicana y mexicana y castellana, Editorial Porrúa