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cempohualxochitl

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Classical NahuatlEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sempoːwalˈʃoːtʃit͡ɬ/

EtymologyEdit

From cempōhualli (twenty) +‎ xōchitl (flower). Cognate with Tetelcingo Nahuatl sempoalxuchi̱tl.

NounEdit

cempōhualxōchitl

  1. Mexican marigold, Tagetes erecta.
    • 16C: Bernardino de Sahagún, Florentine Codex, book 11, chapter 7, paragraph 8
      Cempoalsuchitl, tzitziqujltic in jxiuhio, matzatzaianquj coztic.
      (Cempoalxochitl. Its foliage is jagged; the leaf is serrated. It is yellow.)

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ReferencesEdit

  • Brewer, Forrest; Jean G. Brewer (1962) Vocabulario mexicano de Telecingo, Morelos: castellano-mexicano, mexicano-castellano, México: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, pages 19, 45, 222
  • Sahagún, Bernardino de (1963) Florentine Codex, Book 11 - Earthly Things, tr. by Charles E. Dibble & Arthur J. O. Anderson, Salt Lake City: The University of Utah Press, page 200