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Central NahuatlEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

xitomatl (inanimate)

  1. red tomato

ReferencesEdit

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

Classical NahuatlEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃiː.ˈtó.matɬ/

NounEdit

xītomatl

  1. Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum).
    • c1609: Tezozomoc, Chimalpahin, Cronica mexicayotl, f. 24v
      Auh ca nohuian quihualtocatiaque yn tlalli. auh yn quihualquitiaque. yn intech monequia. nacatl yn tonacayotl. yhuã yn etl. huauhtli. chian yhuan chilli. xitomatl.
      (And everywhere they sowed seeds in the soil, and they ate what they needed: meat and the products of the land [like] corn, beans, amaranth, chia, chilis, and tomatoes.)

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin, Domingo Francisco de San Antón Muñón (1997) Codex Chimalpahin, ed. and trans. by Arthur J. O. Anderson and Susan Schroeder, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, pages 76–77
  • Karttunen, Frances (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, Austin: University of Texas Press, page 326