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Central NahuatlEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nahuan *tlaakatl, from Proto-Uto-Aztecan *taka-ta.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

tlacatl (inanimate)

  1. human

ReferencesEdit

  • Medina, Genaro. (1999) Curso de Nahuatl, University of Americas, Cholula, Puebla p. 88.

Classical NahuatlEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nahuan *tlaakatl, from Proto-Uto-Aztecan *taka-ta.

NounEdit

tlācatl (plural tlācah)

  1. person
  2. slave (when possessed, cf. tlācohtli).

Usage notesEdit

The root of tlacatl serves as the suppletive root for the possessed forms of tlacohtli (slave).

Derived termsEdit


ReferencesEdit

  • Andrews, J. Richard (2003) Workbook for Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, pages 256–257
  • Karttunen, Frances (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, Austin: University of Texas Press, page 253
  • Lockhart, James (2001) Nahuatl as Written, Stanford: Stanford University Press, pages 235–236

Eastern Huasteca NahuatlEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nahuan *tlaakatl, from Proto-Uto-Aztecan *taka-ta. Cognate to Classical Nahuatl tlācatl

NounEdit

tlacatl (plural tlacameh)

  1. man.

Zacatlán-Ahuacatlán-Tepetzintla NahuatlEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nahuan *tlaakatl, from Proto-Uto-Aztecan *taka-ta.

NounEdit

tlacatl

  1. man

ReferencesEdit

  • Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C. (2006) Pequeño diccionario ilustrado: Náhuatl de los municipios de Zacatlán, Tepetzintla y Ahuacatlán[1], segunda edición edition, Tlalpan, D.F. México: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 23