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-tɬɑttɑyɑ

one’s vision (see Karttunen); this is a necessarily possessed form

a curer of hides, a softener of something

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), 239.

-tɬɑyekoltiloːkɑ
Orthographic Variants: 
-tlaecoltiloca

service of someone, performed for someone (a necessarily possessed form)
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), 239.

-tɬɑsohtɬɑloːkɑː
Orthographic Variants: 
-tlazohtlalōcā

the love with which one is loved (see Karttunen); a necessarily possessed form

-tɬok

close to, next to, near, adjacent to (a post-positional word) (see Carochi/Lockhart and Karttunen)

-tɬokpɑ

compound postposition to the vicinity of, toward (see Karttunen)

went to do (past of the outward moving purposive motion suffix -tīuh/-to); or simply read as past tense

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), 239.

purposive action (went to do); or, full of, when preceded by a noun

-toːkɑːitsin
Orthographic Variants: 
-tōcāitzin

one's godmother (only attested in possessed form) (see Karttunen)

place named...

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), 239.

-toːkmɑːyoː
Orthographic Variants: 
-tōcmāyō

leaf, foliage (a necessarily possessed form, see Karttunen)

one's burial

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), 239.

little; also, young (the latter, an influence from Spanish?)

-toːntɬi
Orthographic Variants: 
-tōntli

smallness (a compounding element that must be bound to another element; see Karttunen); this is the singular ending; the plural would be -totontin (see Carochi; see also our entry for -ton.)

progressive plural ending, can be past tense

diminutive, often in a derogatory sense

Orthographic Variants: 
t

when words ending in these consonants are in applicative, the "t" and "tz" may become "ch":

to come (attaches to a verb, to come doing that action)

came; on a verb = to cause something do do or be that thing

-tsɑːlɑn

between, among, in the midst of (see Lockhart and Karttunen)