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altepetlahcuiloh

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Classical NahuatlEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From āltēpetl (altepetl) +‎ tlahcuiloh (painter, depicter, scribe).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [aːɬ.te.peː.t͡ɬaʔˈkʷí.loʔ]

NounEdit

āltepētlahcuiloh (animate, plural āltepētlahcuilohqueh)

  1. (he or she is) the altepetl's scribe; an illustrator of historical codices.
  2. (colonial) (he or she is) a chronicler or biographer.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Alonso de Molina (1571) Vocabulario en lengua castellana y mexicana y mexicana y castellana, Editorial Porrúa, pages 30v
  • Rémi Siméon (1885) Diccionario de la lengua náhuatl o mexicana, Siglo Veintiuno Editores, page 21