xitomatl

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Central Nahuatl[edit]

Xitomatl, “tomato”.

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Classical Nahuatl xitomatl

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

xitomatl

  1. tomato

References[edit]

  • Aguilar Carrera, Sergio (2012); Método práctico de lengua náhuatl del Altiplano Mexicano; Amecameca variant, Dirección de Casa de Cultura de Tecámac, State of Mexico, Mexico. ISBN 03-2012-030812540200-01.

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃiː.ˈto.mat͡ɬ/, /ʃiː.ˈtó.matɬ/

Noun[edit]

xītomatl

  1. tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)
    • c. 1609, Tezozomoc, Chimalpahin, Cronica mexicayotl, f. 24v
      Auh ca nohuian quihualtocatiaque yn tlalli. auh yn quihualquitiaque. yn intech monequia. nacatl yn tonacayotl. yhuã yn etl. huauhtli. chian yhuan chilli. xitomatl.
      (And everywhere they sowed seeds in the soil, and they ate what they needed: meat and the products of the land [like] corn, beans, amaranth, chia, chilis, and tomatoes.)

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Central Nahuatl: xihtomatl

References[edit]

  • Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin, Domingo Francisco de San Antón Muñón (1997) Codex Chimalpahin, ed. and trans. by Arthur J. O. Anderson and Susan Schroeder, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, pages 76–77
  • Karttunen, Frances (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, Austin: University of Texas Press, page 326

Guerrero Nahuatl[edit]

Noun[edit]

xitomatl

  1. tomato

Morelos Nahuatl[edit]

Noun[edit]

xitomatl

  1. tomato

Sierra Negra Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Noun[edit]

xitomatl

  1. tomato, red tomato.