C / CH

Letter C/CH: Displaying 141 - 160 of 5698
Orthographic Variants: 
cacallotl, cacallot

one of the boundaries of the Nonohualca of Tollan (Tula)
Historia Tolteca-Chichimeca, 4v. Taken from the image of the folio published in Dana Leibsohn, Script and Glyph: Pre-Hispanic History, Colonial Bookmaking, and the Historia Tolteca-Chichimeca (Washington D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks, 2009), 65. Paleography and regularization of this toponym by Stephanie Wood.

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frangipanni (plumeria rubra) (see Karttunen)

plumeria flower design
Justyna Olko, Turquoise Diadems and Staffs of Office: Elite Costume and Insignia of Power in Aztec and Early Colonial Mexico (Warsaw: Polish Society for Latin American Studies and Centre for Studies on the Classical Tradition, University of Warsaw, 2005), 184.

1. to put s.t. next to the wall after all. 2. for s.o. or an animal to get next to the wall after all.
around the edge of the house.

someone thin, gaunt (see Karttunen)

something brittle due to having been toasted.
to close up a house, after all.

to mouth something, or to open and close the mouth many times (see Molina)

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to be swollen (see Molina)


small corncobs, small ears of corn (maize) (see Molina)

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a personal name; the name of a ruler of Tetzcoco (Texcoco) in the early sixteenth century (see attestations)

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lumps, bruises, bumps, or hives on the body (see Molina)

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a bed covering, or something similar (see Molina)


something bland or soft, such as potatoes well cooked (see Molina)

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something thin(see Karttunen)

plump or round-cheeked (see Molina)

where? (for asking directions)

a cacao seller
Fr. Bernardino de Sahagún, Florentine Codex: General History of the Things of New Spain; Book 10 -- The People, No. 14, Part 11, eds. and transl. Arthur J. O. Anderson and Charles E. Dibble (Santa Fe and Salt Lake City: School of American Research and the University of Utah, 1961), 65.