E

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vocative: to call attention, only men use this form

-eh
Orthographic Variants: 
-eh

possessor suffix = person who has that thing

people of that place

adjectival ending

-eːwi
Orthographic Variants: 
-ēhui

verbal compounding element to turn out in a particular manner, to become (see Karttunen)

-eːwiltihtikɑh
Orthographic Variants: 
-ēhuiltihticah

someone seated (see Karttunen)

-eːllelɑhsi
Orthographic Variants: 
-ēllelahci

to suffer greatly (this form takes a possessive rather than a subject prefix; see Karttunen)

-eːʃkɑːniʃti
Orthographic Variants: 
-ēxcānixti

in all three parts of something (a necessarily possessed form; see Karttunen)

-essohkɑːpohtsin
Orthographic Variants: 
-ezzohcāpohtzin

one’s blood fellow (a necessarily possessed form; see Karttunen)

short for yehuatl; that one

letter short “e”.
letter long “e”.
ekɑkɑwɑtɬ

bean pod (see Karttunen)

a ladder

Thelma D. Sullivan, "Nahuatl Proverbs, Conundrums, and Metaphors, Collected by Sahagún," Estudios de Cultura Náhuatl 4 (1963), 135–136.

ehkɑseːwɑːstɬi
Orthographic Variants: 
ecaceuaztli

fan, or an instrument with which to chase away flies (see Molina); also, a fan used in dancing (and symbolic for war) (see Bierhorst)

Orthographic Variants: 
ehecachoca?

a personal name (attested as male)

(Tepetlaoztoc, mid-sixteenth century)
Barbara J. Williams and H. R. Harvey, The Códice de Santa María Asunción: Facsimile and Commentary: Households and Lands in Sixteenth-Century Tepetlaoztoc (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1997), 76.

ehkɑkoːɑːtɬ
Orthographic Variants: 
Yecacovatl

a hurricane whirlwind (see Molina); also, the name of a person

a tempestuous cloud and hurricane whirlwind (see Molina)

ehkɑwɑːtsɑ
Orthographic Variants: 
ecauatza

to air out, cool, dry, or refresh something by putting it in the open air or out in the breeze (see Molina)

ehkɑwɑːstɬi
Orthographic Variants: 
ecauaztli

a wooden ladder used to reach something (see Molina)