tentli

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nahuan *teentli (mouth), from Proto-Uto-Aztecan *tïni (mouth).

Noun[edit]

tēntli

  1. Lip.
  2. Edge, brim.
  3. Word.

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References[edit]

  • Andrews, J. Richard. (2003) Workbook for Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, Revised Edition, University of Oklahoma Press, p. 251–252.
  • Karttunen, Frances. (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, University of Texas Press, p. 226.
  • Lockhart, James. (2001) Nahuatl as Written, Stanford University Press, p. 234.