By Frances Karttunen
This can be a finished sleek dictionary of the main indigenous language of Mexico, the language of the Aztecs and plenty of in their buddies. Nahuatl audio system turned literate inside a iteration of touch with Europeans, and an enormous literature has been composed in Nahuatl starting within the mid-sixteenth century and carrying on with to the current.
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C consistently writes theMM sequence as nm. M's cemana 'to continue something on to the end, to persevere in something' must be related to this by degemination of MM. See CEM, MAN(I), -YAN. s,r94]. Both attestation have n for M and have the vowel ,of the first syllable marked long, but the deriyation is transparent. See CEM,MAT(I). '. ,See CEM, -POHUAL-Ll. I06r]. See CEMPOHUAL-U, -PA. , calendula, £lor de muerto, zeinpasuchil (T) ,$one of the many attestations marks the vowel of the second syllable long, but the compound is transparent.
See CIAHU(I), TLAZ(A). CIAUHTLAZALO nonact. I3I,I42). T has E for I in the first syllable. CIH-TLIpl: CIHTIN grandmother, or sister of one's grandfather / abuela, 0 tia hermana de abuelo (M) M combines CIH-TLI 'grandmother' with CIH-TLI 'hare' in a single entry. C also glosses CIH-TLI as 'abuela 0 liebre,' but while he gives CIHTIN as the plural of this, he goes on to repeat twice that the plural of 'hare' involves reduplication, CiCIHTIN. In this case, the two items contrast in the plural although they are homophonous in the singular.
See CEM, NEHNEHUlUA. 70J. See CENNEHNEHUlUA. CENNOHNQHUIYAN everywhere / en toJas partes (R! 1l3]. See CEM, NOHUlYAN. CENPEHPEN(A) See CEN-TU, PEHPEN(A). CENQUIZQUI in bound forms: CEN. 202]. See QUIZQUI. CENTETILIA vrefl, vt to join together, to become one / juntar divers as cosas en uno (M), se junta, se hace uno (T), 10 junta (T) T has CENTI for CENTE, while Z lacks the TE altogether. See CENTE-TL. CENTETILILIA applic. CENTETIUA CENTETILILQ nonact. TL one, a single one / uno 0 una (M), unico, solo (T) T has a variant CENTI-TL.