yaotl

Classical NahuatlEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

yāōtl

  1. Enemy.
    • 1555: Alonso de Molina, Aqui comienca vn vocabulario en la lengua Castellana y Mexicana
      Enemigo. teyaouh.

Usage notesEdit

As an element of compounds, yao- usually has the meaning "war; warfare" (see yaoyotl).

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Andrews, J. Richard. (2003) Workbook for Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, Revised Edition, University of Oklahoma Press, p. 266–267.
  • Karttunen, Frances. (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, University of Texas Press, p. 335.
  • Lockhart, James. (2001) Nahuatl as Written, Stanford University Press, p. 242.
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