Origin of Nahuatl
Words nearby Nahuatl
How to use Nahuatl in a sentence
The waterways of Mexico are the only natural habitat of the axolotl—“water monster” in Nahuatl—although the amphibian is abundant in captivity and a popular pet in various corners of the world.Farmers and scientists unite to save the home of an endangered salamander|Lourdes Medrano/Undark|August 2, 2022|Popular-Science
One shows four helices around a central circle or eye, and stands for ollin, meaning “movement” in Nahuatl.This pictogram is one of the oldest known accounts of earthquakes in the Americas|Carolyn Gramling|September 7, 2021|Science News
Some languages, however, such as Iroquois and Nahuatl, employ the method of composition for much heavier work than this.Language|Edward Sapir
Up to 160,000 the Nahuatl system is as simple and regular in its construction as the English.
The Cholulans were of Nahuatl origin and were semi-independent, yielding only a nominal allegiance to Montezuma.
The Canaque scale differs from the Nahuatl only in forming a compound word for 15, instead of introducing a new and simple term.
On account of its importance, the Nahuatl system365 is given in fuller detail than most of the other systems I have made use of.