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(an ending for transitive verbs)

(an indicator of indefiniteness)

older brother of a female

ending that makes a noun into a verb

you (plural), 2nd person object, prefix of verbs

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), 210.

Orthographic Variants: 
ami

a defective preterit agentive serving as a base for "quēn" in "quēnamî"

one who (or the thing that) performs the action of the verb (a nominal suffix)

soul (usually given with a possessor prefix)
(a loanword from Spanish)

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), 211.

on the waters of (a suffix found on some place names where there is a canal, river)

refers to someone's possessions, things that pertain to him or her; loosely, property

James Lockhart, The Nahuas after the Conquest: A Social and Cultural History of the Indians of Central Mexico, Sixteenth through Eighteenth Centuries (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1992), 153.

imperfect ending

an instrument of some kind; tool; means of achieving

Orthographic Variants: 
à-

(a negator)

up

Horacio Carochi, S.J., Grammar of the Mexican language with an explanation of its adverbs (1645), translated and edited with commentary by James Lockhart, UCLA Latin American Studies Volume 89 (Stanford: Stanford University Press, UCLA Latin American Center Publications, 2001), 344 n3.

ɑː

to be present
to, at, on
(a loanword from Spanish)
oh, no, huh? (an interjection)

a vowel, a letter; the long “a”
letter short “a”.
verbalizing suffix
verbalizing suffix.
causative suffix.