Central Huasteca NahuatlEdit

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

elotl

  1. A fresh ear of corn.

Further readingEdit


Classical NahuatlEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare tlaōlli (maize in general), ōlōtl (corncob) and xīlōtl (tender ear of maize).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ēlōtl

  1. A tender ear of maize.

DescendantsEdit

  • Spanish: elote

ReferencesEdit

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

Eastern Huasteca NahuatlEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Classical Nahuatl ēlōtl.

NounEdit

elotl

  1. A fresh ear of corn.