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coatl icue

See also: Coatlicue

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Classical NahuatlEdit

 
Statue of Coatlicue displayed in National Anthropology Museum in Mexico City.

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From cōātl (it is a snake) +‎ īcue (it is her skirt).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [koː.waːˈt͡ɬiː.kʷe]

Proper nounEdit

cōātl īcue (animate)

  1. (mythology) (she is) her skirt is of snake; the mother goddess Coatlicue.

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Rémi Siméon (1885) Diccionario de la lengua náhuatl o mexicana, Siglo Veintiuno Editores, page 115
  • J. Richard Andrews (2003) Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, Revised Edition, University of Oklahoma Press, page 603