Central Huasteca NahuatlEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

amatl

  1. peper

ReferencesEdit


Central NahuatlEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

amatl (inanimate)

  1. paper
  2. document; letter; book

Classical NahuatlEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nahuan *aamatl (a kind of fig tree; paper).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

āmatl

  1. paper
    • 1547, Andrés de Olmos, Arte para aprender la lengua mexicana, ed. by Rémi Siméon (1875)
      amatl, papel, ymamauh, el papel de aquellos.
  2. document; letter; book.

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Central Nahuatl: amatl
  • Spanish: amate

ReferencesEdit

  • Andrews, J. Richard. (2003) Workbook for Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, Revised Edition, University of Oklahoma Press, p. 208.
  • Karttunen, Frances. (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, University of Texas Press, p. 10.
  • Lockhart, James. (2001) Nahuatl as Written, Stanford University Press, p. 210.

Eastern Huasteca NahuatlEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Classical Nahuatl amatl

NounEdit

amatl

  1. paper.
  2. book.

Orizaba NahuatlEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

amatl

  1. paper

ReferencesEdit


Western Huasteca NahuatlEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Classical Nahuatl amatl

NounEdit

amatl

  1. paper.
  2. book.