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keːkeːskilwitikɑ
Orthographic Variants: 
quēquēzquilhuitica

at an interval of how many days? (See Karttunen)

quarrel
(a loanword from Spanish)

cheese
(a loanword from Spanish)

dubitive particle.
it is said that...

gum

(central Mexico, sixteenth century)
Fr. Bernardino de Sahagún, Florentine Codex: General History of the Things of New Spain; Book 10 -- The People, No. 14, Part 11, eds. and transl. Arthur J. O. Anderson and Charles E. Dibble (Santa Fe and Salt Lake City: School of American Research and the University of Utah, 1961), 107.

ketsɑ

to raise; to lift; to build (as in a house); to start, stir up (as in the heavens); to stand; to provide

1. to stand s.o. or s.t. up. 2. to stop or detain s.t. or s.o.
A. 1. Persona levanta o para a alguien o una cosa que esta acostado, para que este parado o recargado en algo. “ Adrian ayuda a esa viejita a que pararse porque quiere caminar.” 2. Persona que descansa cuando trabaja o hace una cosa. “ Adelaido descansa porque se ve que estas cansado y hace calor.”
Orthographic Variants: 
Quezall

a person's name (attested male); also the name of a mountain in Huejutla

Orthographic Variants: 
quetzallalpiloni

[head] band with quetzal feather tassels
Fray Bernardino de Sahagún, Primeros Memoriales, ed. Thelma D. Sullivan (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1997), 206.

a quetzal feather head device, associated with the people of Quetzalapa[n] (central Mexico, sixteenth century)
Fr. Bernardino de Sahagún, Florentine Codex: General History of the Things of New Spain; Book 3 -- The Origin of the Gods, Part IV, eds. and transl. Arthur J. O. Anderson and Charles E. Dibble (Santa Fe and Salt Lake City: School of American Research and the University of Utah, 1978), 20.

ketsɑlɑstɑtsontɬi

heron-feather headdress (see attestations)

Orthographic Variants: 
quetzalchalchiuitl

precious green stone or blue stone (see Molina)

a name, attested for a woman in 16th-c. Tlaxcala (see attestations)

ketsɑlkoːɑːtɬ
Orthographic Variants: 
Quetzalcouatl, Quetzalcohuatl

a deity; "Quetzal Feather Serpent" was sometimes paired in opposition with Tezcatlipoca; relates to creativity and fertility; strong association with Ehecatl (wind)

Fray Bernardino de Sahagún, Primeros Memoriales, ed. Thelma D. Sullivan, et al. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1997), 96.

Orthographic Variants: 
quetzalquaquauitl, quetzalquaquahuitl

quetzal feather horns
Fray Bernardino de Sahagún, Primeros Memoriales, ed. Thelma D. Sullivan (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1997), 206.

ketsɑlwiːtoːliwi
Orthographic Variants: 
quetzalhuītōlihui

to twist, writhe in the manner of quetzal plumes (See Karttunen)