Definitions for nahuatlˈnɑ wɑt l

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Na•hua•tlˈnɑ wɑt l(n.)

  1. a Uto-Aztecan language spoken by American Indian peoples of Mexico and Central America, esp. the form of the language used in literature and legal documents of colonial Mexico, written in the Latin alphabet

    Category: Peoples

    Ref: (Classical Nahuatl); Compare Mexicano. 1

Origin of Nahuatl:

1815–25; < Sp náhuatl

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Nahuatl(noun)

    a member of any of various Indian peoples of central Mexico

  2. Nahuatl(noun)

    the Uto-Aztecan language spoken by the Nahuatl

Wiktionary

  1. Nahuatl(ProperNoun)

    The polysynthetic Aztecan language spoken by an indigenous people of Mexico.

  2. Nahuatl(ProperNoun)

    A group of people indigenous to the Central Mexico region spanning multiple tribal groups including the Aztecs.

  3. Nahuatl(ProperNoun)

    All persons descended from pre-Columbian inhabitants of the Western hemisphere.

  4. Origin: from nahuatl, nahuatlatolli.

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