Q

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Orthographic Variants: 
quetzaltzontecomaio

golden banners decorated with quetzal bird feathers (see Mikulska, citing the Florentine Codex)

the name of a girl who died at Mount Tepetzinco, in or near Mexico Tenochtitlan; the location of the death was a site where child sacrifices (called "human banners," or tlacatetehuitl) were made to the rain deities; her paper vestments were blue

Fr. Bernardino de Sahagún, Florentine Codex: General History of the Things of New Spain; Book 2 -- The Ceremonies, No. 14, Part III, 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, 1951), 43.

branches of this plant were used for making a medicine aimed at curing a weakness of the hands

Martín de la Cruz, Libellus de medicinalibus indorum herbis; manuscrito azteca de 1552; segun traducción latina de Juan Badiano; versión española con estudios comentarios por diversos autores (Mexico: Fondo de Cultural Económica; Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, 1991), 39 [26r.].

ketsiloɑ

to go up on one's toes (see Molina), to stand on tiptoes

to walk quickly; or, to run along on tip toes (see Molina)

kehtsomɑ
Orthographic Variants: 
quehtzoma

to bite something, someone (See Karttunen)

Orthographic Variants: 
Quetzpalli, Quetzpaltzin, Quetzalpal, Cuetzpalli

a ruler from the Mixteca, a Popoloca; he came to rule Quauhtinchan after Tecuhtlicozauhqui was ruined; he had children named Xochicozcatl, Quetzalecatl, and Ayoquantzin

(Quauhtinchan, sixteenth century)
Historia Tolteca-Chichimeca, eds. Paul Kirchhoff, Lina Odena Güemes, y Luis Reyes García (México: CISINAH, INAH-SEP, 1976), 219, 220.

to build, construct

Orthographic Variants: 
quetzuma

to bite or give bites (see Molina)

in a certain way, in that way.
keʃɑhpɑːstɬi
Orthographic Variants: 
quexahpāztli

large earthenware tub (See Karttunen)

keʃiːliwi
Orthographic Variants: 
quexīlihui

to suffer pain in the groin (See Karttunen)

for a woman to have a kind of hernia next to her genitals.
keːʃkitʃ
Orthographic Variants: 
quexqui

how many? how much?; however many, a few, some