Classical NahuatlEdit

EtymologyEdit

ēlli (liver, internal organ) +‎ chiquihuitl (basket).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /eːlt͡ʃiˈkiwit͡ɬ/

NounEdit

ēlchiquihuitl (possessive singular īēlchiquiuh)

  1. chest, breast
  2. bosom
    • Ibid.
      elchiquiuitl. los pechos o el pecho.
      (elchiquiuitl. the breasts or the chest.)

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Frances Karttunen (1992) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, University of Oklahoma Press, page 77