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Coatlicue

See also: coatl icue

Contents

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Classical Nahuatl

Proper nounEdit

Coatlicue

  1. (mythology) In Aztec mythology, the goddess who gave birth to the moon and stars.

Classical NahuatlEdit

 
Statue of Coatlicue displayed in National Anthropology Museum in Mexico City.

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From cōātl (snake) +‎ īcue (her skirt).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [koː.aːˈt͡ɬiː.kʷe]

Proper nounEdit

Cōātlīcue (animate)

  1. (mythology) Coatlicue

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Rémi Siméon (1885) Diccionario de la lengua náhuatl o mexicana, Siglo Veintiuno Editores, page 115