tlahtlacoani

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɬaʔtɬako(w)aːni/

Etymology[edit]

tlahtlacoā "to do wrong; to sin" + -ni (habitual suffix)

Noun[edit]

tlahtlacoāni (plural tlahtlacoānimeh)

  1. One who makes mistakes.
  2. (Christianity) A sinner.

References[edit]

  • Carochi, Horacio (2001) Grammar of the Mexican Language, with an Explanation of its Adverbs (1645), translated and edited with commentary by James Lockhart, Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, page 64
  • Karttunen, Frances (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, Austin: University of Texas Press, page 263
  • Lockhart, James (201) Nahuatl as Written: Lessons in Older Written Nahuatl, with Copious Examples and Texts, page 238