[ shee-pey; Spanish hee-pe ]
/ ˈʃi peɪ; Spanish ˈhi pɛ /
the Aztec god of sowing or planting.
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Also called Xi·pe To·tec [shee-pey toh-tek; Spanish hee-pe taw-tek] /ˈʃi peɪ ˈtoʊ tɛk; Spanish ˈhi pɛ ˈtɔ tɛk/.
Origin of Xipe
< Nahuatl Xīpēuh Totēuc; xīpēuh peeled, skinned; totēuc, totēcuh our lord, equivalent to to- our + tēuc(tli), tēcuh(tli) lord
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Example sentences from the Web for xipe
There is slight mention of the deity Xipe Totec in the Spanish writers.Rig Veda Americanus|Various