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self, selves (possessed)

by or because of having that quality (see -yotl and -tica); see yecyotica, teoyotica, tlacamecayotica, ehecayotica, etc.

Orthographic Variants: 
-iotl, -yo, -io

having the nature of; an abstract or collective nominal suffix that, when possessed, expresses inalienable or organic possession of the noun
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), 242.

(a loanword from Spanish)

letter “y”.


Robert Haskett and Stephanie Wood's notes from Nahuatl sessions with James Lockhart and subsequent research.

just last year, a year ago

related to ye (already)

1. to go (also “yauh and “yohui”). 2. auxiliary verb that is suffixed to another verb by means of the ti3 ligature.
verbalizing suffix.
he, she, it (third person singular independent personal pronoun).
for a person or animal to be seated or stationary in a place.
to have a cold or the flu.
# Una persona y animal domestico tiene gripa. “Caín siempre le baja moco por la nariz porque juega mucho el agua”.
s.o.’s watery nasal discharge.
a tender shoot of a plant or tree.

a bridle (see Molina)

a plant with tender shoots.

a type of duck (see Molina)

a rod, shepherd's hook, bishop's staff, scepter, or something similar (see Molina)


to sharpen a tip of something (see Molina)