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tochtli

Classical NahuatlEdit

The day sign "rabbit", from the Codex Magliabechiano.
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PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

Acc. to Andrews (2003), "a thing that runs fast", related to the verb totōca "run fast".

NounEdit

tōchtli or tōchin (plural tōtōchtin)

  1. Rabbit.
  2. An Aztec day sign.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2003, Andrews, J. Richard, Workbook for Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, edition rev. ed., Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, page p. 255:
  • 2005, Anónimo Mexicano, ed. and trans. by Richley H. Crapo, Bonnie Glass-Coffin, Logan: Utah State University Press, page p. 29:
  • 2001, Lockhart, James, Nahuatl as Written: Lessons in Older Written Nahuatl, with Copious Examples and Texts, Stanford: Stanford University Press, page p. 239: