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A tzompantli, illustrated in the 16th-century Aztec manuscript, the Durán Codex.

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Classical Nahuatl tzompantli (literally skull rack).

NounEdit

tzompantli (plural tzompantlis)

  1. an Aztec ceremonial rack of skulls from sacrificed opposing warriors

Classical NahuatlEdit

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /t͡somˈpant͡ɬi/

NounEdit

tzompantli

  1. tzompantli (an Aztec ceremonial rack of skulls from sacrificed opposing warriors)

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EtymologyEdit

From Classical Nahuatl

NounEdit

tzompantli m (plural tzompantlis)

  1. tzompantli (an Aztec ceremonial rack of skulls from sacrificed opposing warriors)

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /somˈpan.tɬi/, /tsomˈpan.tɬi/

NounEdit

tzompantli m (plural tzompantlis)

  1. tzompantli ; Alternative spelling of zompantli