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ollama

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Classical NahuatlEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ōlli (rubber, rubber ball) +‎ tlama (to hunt, to capture).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ōllama

  1. (intransitive) to play with a rubber ball, especially in the ritual ball game of ōllamaliztli

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Alonso de Molina (1571) Vocabulario en lengua castellana y mexicana y mexicana y castellana, Editorial Porrúa, pages 76r
  • Rémi Siméon (1885) Diccionario de la lengua náhuatl o mexicana, Siglo Veintiuno Editores, page 355