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a personal name, attested in a tlaxilacalli of Santiago Tlatelolco in 1573 (see attestations)

a ceremony, "sand entering"

(sixteenth century, central Mexico)
Charles E. Dibble, "The Xalaquia Ceremony," Estudios de Cultura Nahuatl 14 (1980), 197–202, see especially 197.

Orthographic Variants: 
Xalatlaco

a placename; an indigenous community in the area of the Valley of Toluca, in what is now the state of Mexico

ʃɑːlkɑmɑk
Orthographic Variants: 
xālcamac

sandy place (see Karttunen)

sandy parcel of land (?)

ʃɑːlwiɑː
Orthographic Variants: 
xālhuiā

to throw sand at someone (see Karttunen)

Orthographic Variants: 
Xalisco

San Juan Bautista Jalisco, site of a sixteenth-century Franciscan monastery; a place in New Galicia in what is now western Mexico

ʃɑːllɑh
Orthographic Variants: 
xāllah, xalla

sandy place, beach (see Karttunen)

ʃɑːllɑːlli
Orthographic Variants: 
xāllālli, xalalli

sandy land (see Karttunen)

a place name, one of the boundaries of the Nonohualca of Tollan (Tula)
Historia Tolteca-Chichimeca, 4v. Taken from the image of the folio published in Dana Leibsohn, Script and Glyph: Pre-Hispanic History, Colonial Bookmaking, and the Historia Tolteca-Chichimeca (Washington D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks, 2009), 65. Paleography and regularization of this toponym by Stephanie Wood.

ʃɑːlli

sand

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), 241.

Orthographic Variants: 
xalo

sandy, something full of sand (see Molina)

for something to swell with sand (see Molina)

ʃɑːlmoːyoːtɬ
Orthographic Variants: 
xālmōyōtl

a type of small mosquito (see Karttunen)

something used in the construction of houses; wood?

(Tlaxcala, 1662–1692)
Juan Buenaventura Zapata y Mendoza, Historia cronológica de la Noble Ciudad de Tlaxcala, transcripción paleográfica, traducción, presentación y notas por Luis Reyes García y Andrea Martínez Baracs (Tlaxcala and Mexico City: Universidad Autónoma de Tlaxcala, Secretaría de Extensión Universitaria y Difusión Cultural, y Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social, 1995), 512–513.

ʃɑːlokwil
Orthographic Variants: 
xālocuil

a type of maize worm (see Karttunen)