C / CH

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element, possibly itself a negative particle, used as a kind of ligature or punctuation between mā, tlā, and intlā and following negative particles and pronouns.

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), 212.

him, her, it, 3rd person singular object, prefix of verbs when there is an adjacent vowel

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),

(third person singular object indicator)

in, on, at, inside, over, through; in the time of (locative suffix, tells where; similar to -co)

form assumed by the preterit singular, suffix of verbs after a vowel

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), 212.

(a participial suffix added to a noun stem that can make it like an adjective)

a connector that tells us that preceeding word is a verbal preterite agentive

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), 212.

with, by means of, from, through (instrumental particle)

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), 212.

original preterit ending; also a pluperfect ending

toward, towards

Daniel Garrison Brinton, Ancient Nahuatl Poetry: Containing the Nahuatl Text of XXVII Ancient Mexican Poems (1887), 151.

to share something (prefix will determine how many people will share; one, two, three, four, etc.)

a type of crown; also spelled -tzoncalli (see attestations)

inhabitant; one who lives at...

-kɑmɑk

place where there is an abundance of something (see Karttunen), a necessarily bound form

-kɑmɑnɑkɑyoː
Orthographic Variants: 
-camanacayō

one's gums (of the mouth) (see Karttunen); a necessarily possessed form

-kɑmɑnɑkɑstɬɑn

one's cheek (see Karttunen), a necessarily possessed form

-kɑmɑpɑtʃ

one`s beard (a necessarily possessed form) (see Karttunen)

Orthographic Variants: 
cān

plural optative ending (see Lockhart and Carochi)

place of; or, when preceded by a number, that number of places

to be in the form of a progressive ending -- often preceded by connector -ti-