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chimalmichin

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Classical NahuatlEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From chīmalli (shield) +‎ michin (fish).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [t͡ʃiː.maɬˈmi.t͡ʃin]

NounEdit

chīmalmichin (animate)

  1. A sea turtle, likely Eretmochelys imbricata, the hawksbill sea turtle.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Alonso de Molina (1571) Vocabulario en lengua castellana y mexicana y mexicana y castellana, Editorial Porrúa, pages 114r