camohtli

Central NahuatlEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

camohtli

  1. sweet potato.

Classical NahuatlEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

camohtli (inanimate)

  1. the edible tuber of the sweet potato plant, Ipomoea batatas

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Spanish: camote
  • Tagalog: kamote

ReferencesEdit

  • Alonso de Molina (1571) Vocabulario en lengua castellana y mexicana y mexicana y castellana, Editorial Porrúa

Eastern Huasteca NahuatlEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Classical Nahuatl camohtli

NounEdit

camohtli (plural camohtini)

  1. sweet potato.