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Orthographic Variants: 
xihuipahtli

traditional medicine (see attestations)

herbal medicine.
to pray for a departed soul one year after their death, for four or seven consecutive years.
the day, a year after one’s death, on which one’s relatives gather to pray.
Orthographic Variants: 
xiuitl uetzi

for a comet to fall in the sky; literally, for a year to fall (but see Molina)

Orthographic Variants: 
xiuitl molpia

years are bundled; the completion of a period of years; most likely the 52-year cycle; but, Molina says from fifty to fifty-three years (see Molina)

fifth ruler of Culhuacan

(central Mexico, seventeenth century)
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. 2, 106–107.

Orthographic Variants: 
xiuitl, xivitl, xihuitli, xivitli, xiuitli, giuhtica, siuhtica, chihuitl, chihuitli

year; comet; the calendar of 365 days (see attestations)

turquoise; herbs (sometimes psychedelic) and other greenish things, such as grass, greenstone; Lockhart says this word and the word for year are "possibly two words of different origin and same shape," so each will have its own entry in this dictionary
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. And see other sources, below.

flame, fire; or, the color and heat of a blue flame

1. plant, herb. 2. Embedded augmentative noun.
Orthographic Variants: 
xihujtzilli

Broad-billed Hummingbird (see Hunn, attestations)

the end of the year.
ʃiwiʃkol
Orthographic Variants: 
xiuixcol

a glutton (see Molina)

Orthographic Variants: 
xiuixcollotl

gluttony or greediness (see Molina)

a plant’s leaves.
for the leaves to fall from a tree.
1. to peel the rind from a fruit or the bark from a tree. 2. to smooth or plane a plank.
# nic. Una persona le quita la cáscara de una fruta, verdura o un árbol con un machete o con cochillo. “Mateo pela una naranja porque se lo quiere comer”.
many things that are straight.