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a personal name; e.g. the tenth child of Ahuitzotl, a ruler of Tenochtitlan
Codex Chimalpahin: Society and Politics in Mexico Tenochtitlan, Tlatelolco, Culhuacan, and Other Nahuatl Altepetl in Central Mexico; The Nahuatl and Spanish Annals and Accounts Collected and Recorded by don Domingo de San Antón Muñón Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin, eds. and transl. Arthur J. O. Anderson and Susan Schroeder (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1997), vol. 1, 154–155.

Orthographic Variants: 

to joke; to tease someone (see Karttunen)

Orthographic Variants: 

to make jokes (see Karttunen)

Orthographic Variants: 
Xicohtencatl, Chicotencatl

the name of Nahua rulers (father, "the elder," and son, "the younger") in Tizatlan, Tlaxcala, at the time of the Spanish incursion

Orthographic Variants: 

the stinger of a bee (see Molina)

Orthographic Variants: 
xicotli yteminaya

the stinger of a bee (see Molina)


a type of large honey bee
James Lockhart, Nahuatl as Written: Lessons in Older Written Nahuatl, with Copious Examples and Texts (Stanford: Stanford University Press and UCLA Latin American Studies, 2001), 241.


small zapotes (see Molina)

# no. Una parte del estomago de una persona y un animal silvestre hembra de donde se mezclan. “Una señora que tiene poco de haber tenido su hijo no puede levantar cosas porque después le duele en su vientre”

to hold little esteem for another person


navel, bellybutton, umbilical cord; also, peephole (see Karttunen); possibly also a compass used for finding the right direction (?) (see Molina)

s.o.’s umbilical cord.
# no. Es una parte del cuerpo de un bebé cuando es recién nacido y se parece como un hilo medio blanco y está en medio de su estomago, después la partera lo corta, empieza a secarse y se caí. “Un bebé cuando le cortan el condón después empiezan a ponerle la manteca del ganado porque quiere que se seque antes”.
Orthographic Variants: 

Turquoise-browed Motmot, a bird (see Hunn, attestations)

to apply medicinal herbs to s.o.
person, animal or thing that is in the grass.