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Definition of the noun nahuatl

What does nahuatl mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: Nahuatls

  1. a member of any of various Indian peoples of central Mexico
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic terms: Amerindian / Native American = any member of the peoples living in North or South America before the Europeans arrived
    • more specific words:
      • Aztec = a member of the Nahuatl people who established an empire in Mexico that was overthrown by Cortes in 1519
      • Toltec = a member of the Nahuatl speaking people of central and southern Mexico
    • member of: federation of tribes / tribe = a federation
  2. the Uto-Aztecan language spoken by the Nahuatl


"Nahuatl" is a musical album of Nahuatl.


Nahuatl is a language.

Phrases with Nahuatl

  1. Mangora nahuatl
  2. Alabagrus Nahuatl
  3. classical Nahuatl
  4. Culoptila nahuatl
  5. Smicridea nahuatl
  6. species Mangora nahuatl
  7. Isthmus-Mecayapan Nahuatl
  8. Species Alabagrus Nahuatl
  9. species Culoptila nahuatl
  10. species Smicridea nahuatl

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Nahuatl

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Google previewLanguage, Its Structure and Use (2016)

Communication, Language by CTI Reviews

Classical Nahuatl: Classical Nahuatl is a term used to describe the variants of the Nahuatl language that were spoken in the Valley of Mexico and central Mexico as a lingua...

Classical Nahuatl is an UtoAztecan language of the Nahuan or.

Google previewAmerican Anthropologist (1894)

The Limax shell among the Nahuatl is a symbol of sex , ...

Google previewReport of an Archæological Tour in Mexico (1884)

In 1881 by Adolph Francis Alphonse Bandelier

says the Nahuatl is a mixture of ...

Google previewThe Aztec Economic World (2016)

by Kenneth G. Hirth

The merchant is described in the masculine voice in the above citation by Sahagún's English translators because, although Nahuatl is a gender neutral language, the pictures accompanying Sahagún's narrative of traveling vanguard ...

Google previewBeyond the Codices (1976)

The Nahua View of Colonial Mexico by Arthur J. O. Anderson

Nahuatl is a relatively well-studied language. Grammars, dictionaries, and texts for it abound, making it one of the most voluminously documented American Indian languages and by far the best documented one of the Uto-Aztecan family.

Google previewThe Handbook of Hispanic Linguistics (2012)

by José Ignacio Hualde, Antxon Olarrea, Erin O'Rourke

Nahuatl is an agglutinative language, where derivation and compounding are productive, and where word order is fairly free. The only grammatical borrowing mentioned in the literature is the suffix -eco for origin (yucateco 'from the Yucatan' G ...

Google previewNorth American Cornucopia (2013)

Top 100 Indigenous Food Plants by Ernest Small

Nahuatl is the language of the Amerindian peoples of southern Mexico and Central America, spoken by the Aztecs before the Spanish conquest, and still a minority language in Mexico. Suggested pronunciations: EH-pahZOT, eh-pah- soh-teh, ...

Google previewWorterbucher - Dictionaries - Dictionnaires (1991)

Ein Internationales Handbuch Zur Lexikographie - An International Encyclopedia of Lexicography - Encyclopedie Internationale de Lexicographie by Franz J. Hausmann

Background Nahuatl is the major indigenous language of central Mexico. In addition to a rich oral tradition, it has a vast written literature of poems, theatricals, history, ethnography, and notarial documentation written down during the Spanish ...

Google previewHistory of Linguistics 2005 (2007)

Selected papers from the Tenth International Conference on the History of the Language Sciences (ICHOLS X), 1–5 September 2005, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois by Douglas A. Kibbee

From a contemporary standpoint, Nahuatl is a language without case markers, in which syntactic relations between arguments (subject or object) and the verb are not marked in the noun phrase but in the verb. Such markers would be named ...

Google previewAncient Mexico and Central America, Archaeology and Culture History (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Nahuatl: Nahuatl is a group of related languages and dialects of the Nahuan ( traditionally called 'Aztecan') branch of the UtoAztecan language family. Collectively they arespoken byan estimated 1.5 million Nahuapeople, mostof whom livein ...

Google previewReligion in Today’s World (2013)

Global Issues, Sociological Perspectives by Melissa M. Wilcox

Nahuatl is the language of the Nahuas, the largest Indigenous ethnic/cultural group in the central valley of Mexico in the 1500s.

Google previewWest in the World , To 1715 (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Nahuatl: Nahuatl is a group of related ...

Google previewOur Sacred Maíz Is Our Mother (2014)

Indigeneity and Belonging in the Americas by Roberto Cintli Rodríguez

Nahuatl is an Indigenous language, ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Languages of the World (2010)

Nahuatl is the most thoroughly studied and best documented of the languages in the Americas. The earliest known grammar, by Andre ́s de Olmos, is from 1547; by 1645 another four had been published. Olmos's grammar and Horacio ...

Google previewAn Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl (1983)

by Frances E. Karttunen

transitive verb INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND Nahuatl is the best documented of Native American.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

zncate, /tactile, < Nahuatl zacatl (cacati), grass, straw.] In Mexieo, the southwestern United States, Guam, and the Philippines, a name applied to grasses, especially to those used for hay or fresh forage. Under this name the rice-grass, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1888)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature, Ninth Edition .... Supplement

To represent this the scribe drew the conventional sign of the sky, whiah in Nahuatl is il-hui-catl, and an arrow, mina, which two words sound closely like the name of the ruler. There is here an obvious departure from picture-writing, as the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Linguistics (2013)

by Philipp Strazny

Siouan Languages Maya and Mayan Languages Miskito and Misumalpan Languages Mohawk and Iroquoian Languages Nahuatl and Uto-Aztecan Languages Navajo and Athabaskan-Eyak Languages Nootka and Wakashan Languages ...

Google previewDictionary of Mexican Rulers, 1325-1997 (1997)

by Juana Vázquez Gómez

NAHUATL NAMES Amantecas: artists from Amantla Aztec: people of Aztlan; also called Mexica Aztlan: "place of white herons" Cacique: Indian chief, local political boss Calmecac: school for the upper classes Calpultin: districts or barrios ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century cyclopedia ofnames ... ed. by Benjamin E. Smith ... v. 12. Atlas (1911)

[Nahuatl, from ezcatl, the ant..] A village of Mexico about 5 miles northwest ...

Google previewThe Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)

An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church by Charles George Herbermann

"people of the heron ", in the Nahuatl, or Mexican, language of Mexico, a surname applied to the tribe of the Mexica, or Chichimeea Mcxitin (whence Mexico and Mexicans), a ramification ...

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Talleres Casa de Cultura, Clase de Nahuatl

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Small photo of The Tree of Tule (El Arbol de Tule), Montezuma cypress or ahuehuete in Nahuatl. UNESCO World HeritageSmall photo of The chili pepper (also chile pepper, chilli pepper, or simply chilli) from Nahuatl pronunciation is the fruit of plants from the genus CapsicumSmall photo of Mexico City, Mexico, January 13, 2015. Colorful trajinera boats at the shore of system of canals known in Mexico City as Xochimilco. The name “Xochimilco” comes from Nahuatl and means “flower field.”Small photo of Trilingual (Spanish, English and Nahuatl language) men's restroom sign attached to a blue wall.Small photo of The chili pepper from Nahuatl ch?lli is the fruit of plants from the genus Capsicum, members of the nightshade family, SolanaceaeSmall photo of COYOACAN, MEXICO - JANUARY 10, 2018: Beautiful enter of huge arch of the enter of touristic tram in Coyoacan, Mexico. The name comes from Nahuatl, Aztec langage, and most likely means place of coyotesSmall photo of 3 three red chilli peppers isolated on a dark slate background. Fruit and veg vegetables. Nahuatl chilli, genus capsicum, solanaceae More...

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Scrabble value of N1A1H4U1A1T1L1

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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