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An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl by Frances Karttunen

By Frances Karttunen

It is a accomplished sleek dictionary of the key indigenous language of Mexico, the language of the Aztecs and lots of in their acquaintances. Nahuatl audio system turned literate inside of a new release of touch with Europeans, and an unlimited literature has been composed in Nahuatl starting within the mid-sixteenth century and carrying on with to the current.

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98v]. ' See CaCH(I), MELAHU(A). I46]. See CaCH(I), TLAPECH-T1I, TEPEHXIHUIA. COCHTLAPECHTEPEHXIHUIHUA nonact. 47,I46j. C has a reduplicated plural form af this which may be distributive. See COCH(I), the verb O. cocoA vref], vt to' be sick, to hurt; to hurt sameane / estar enferma (M), escacerme a dalerme alguna parte del cuerpa (M for first pers. sg. abject), lastimar a atro (M) The sense af 'to. be sick' may arise fram canfusian with COCOY(A), or it may derive f~am the shared sense af pain. COCOC samething that stings the mauth / casa que'quema y abrasa la baca, asi cama el aji a pimienta, etc.

Seer:CqCH(I). M), 10 mece en los brazos (T) [(3)Tp. ,See CaCH(I). C,OCHHUlLIA applic. CaCHHUI~ COCHHUILO nonact. CaCHHUIA COCH(I) to sleep / dormir (M) COCHIHTLEHUA. IV',7r]. B has this as a transitive verb 'to route someone out of bed' and has as the fulill element -EHU(A), forming preterit -EUH. See <;tPCH(I), EHUA. 4S,I69]. In one of the two attestations in Z the glottal stop is missing and the preceding vowel is marked long. In the other the glottal stop is also missing, but the vowel is short.

See CIN-TLI, MIL-LI. 84,2031. See CIN-TLI, -TLAH. TLI dried ears of maize / mazorcas de maiz secas y curadas Z consistently has the stem vowel long, but it is consistently short elsewhere. See CEN-TLI. See CiTLAL-IN, CUITL(A)-TL. See CiTLAL-IN,-YOH. See CiTLALLOH, IHCA. 58v]. See CiTLAL-IN. CIY(A) See CEY(A). . CIYACA-TL See CIACATL. CIYAHU(A) vt to soak something, to water something / remojar algo, 0 regar la hortaliza (M! 202]. By analogy with the nouns AYAHU(I)-TL 'cloud,' CEPAYAHUII)-TL 'snow,' and QUIYAHU(I)-TL 'rainstorm,' one would expect a short A in the second syllable, but T has the reflex of A.

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