An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl by Frances Karttunen

By Frances Karttunen

This can be a accomplished sleek dictionary of the most important indigenous language of Mexico, the language of the Aztecs and lots of in their pals. Nahuatl audio system grew to become literate inside of a new release of touch with Europeans, and an unlimited literature has been composed in Nahuatl starting within the mid-sixteenth century and carrying on with to the current.

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CENPEHPEN(A) See CEN-TU, PEHPEN(A). CENQUIZQUI in bound forms: CEN. 202]. See QUIZQUI. CENTETILIA vrefl, vt to join together, to become one / juntar divers as cosas en uno (M), se junta, se hace uno (T), 10 junta (T) T has CENTI for CENTE, while Z lacks the TE altogether. See CENTE-TL. CENTETILILIA applic. CENTETIUA CENTETILILQ nonact. TL one, a single one / uno 0 una (M), unico, solo (T) T has a variant CENTI-TL. Numbers suffixed with TE-TL, which literally means 'stone,' are used for enumerating objects more or less arbitrarily assigned for the purpose of counting to the class of rock-like or lump-like things.

CONE-TL pi: COCONEH child, offspring of a female / nino 0 nina (M) CON-TLI Set; COM(I)-TL. COLTILIA applic. CgLT0 COLTILO nonact. ' C -COPA in the manner of / a manera de (K) has mocontzin with the same sense as See -C(O), -PA. 34]. ',', differs from C°1'1IA)-TL in vowel length in X also uses COPAC-TLI alone to mean the initial syllable as w;ell as in quality of 'sparrowhawk,', although the literal sense the final vowel. See COM(I)-TL. ' See COpAC-TLI, COM(I)-TLpi: COMIH; possessed form: TECOLO-TL.

T has CAX-TLI as well as CAX(I)-TL. IIS,I7r,224]. In T this short variant of CAX(I)-TL has the specialized gloss 'cup for drinking alcohoL' CAXTDL-LI fifteen / quince (M) CAXTDLOMEY(I) eighteen / dieciocho (M) See CAXTOL-LI, -OM-, EY(I). CAXTDLOMDME seventeen / diesisiete (M) See CAXTOL-LI, -OM-, OME. CAXTDLONCE sixteen / dieciseis (M) See CAXTOL-LI, OM-, CE. See CAXTOL-LI,-OM-, NAHU(I). IIS]. The single attestation in T does not have an internal glottal stop, but in view of the tendency in T to lose such glottal stops, this is a plausible derivation from (I)HCIHU(II.

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