By Frances Karttunen
This can be a accomplished smooth dictionary of the key indigenous language of Mexico, the language of the Aztecs and plenty of in their pals. Nahuatl audio system turned literate inside of a iteration of touch with Europeans, and an enormous literature has been composed in Nahuatl starting within the mid-sixteenth century and carrying on with to the current.
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See CEHUII). CEHUILO nonact. IS,II6,202]. In all three attestations, Z fails to mark the vowel of the second syllable long. This would be correct if the noun is derived from CEHUII) rather than CEHUIA. See CEHUII). -CEL necessarily bound form; pI: -TIN alone / solo ... ' It can also be incorporated into verbs to convey exclusivity. Z has the variant form CELTI. See CE, CEM. ' It can also refer to heat, since Nahuatl's use of 'green' as an intensifier for heat is analogous to the use of 'blue' and 'white' in English.
See CaCHIHUA, -YAN. ' COCHIHZOLOA vrefl, vt to lose sleep over something; to prevent someone from sleeping / desuela (Z), quitar el sueiio a ~.. I46]. See CaCH(I), MAHMAUHTIA. II6]. See CaCH(I), PACHIHU(I). COCHPACHIHUIHUA nonact. CaCHPACHlHU(I) COCHPACHIHUITIA caus. 30,I46]. I), PETL(A)-TL. I). COCHTEMIQUIHUA nonact. CaCHTEMIQU(I) COCHTEMIQUILIA applic. II6,I3S]. See CaCHTEMIQUII). II6]. ' Although T only indicates that the preterit is formed with X, this undoubtedly undergoes the same potential vowel lengthening before the X as CHIY(A) does.
Redup. CECU(I) CECECUILIZ-TLI chills, shivers, malaria / resfrio, escalofrios, paludismo IT! 222]. See CECECUjl). CECECUITIA caus. CECECU(I) CECEL redup. r07,r94]. In both attestations Z has a long vowel in the second syllable, but in the related form TLACECELTIA, T has short vowels. See CECEC, CELIe. CECEM one apiece, one for each / cada uno sendos, 0 a cada uno sendos, 0 a cada uno de ellos 1M)CEHCEM with glottal stop reduplication also occurs, and both CECEM and CEHCEM are attested with expressions of time and period.
An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl by Frances Karttunen