Z

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a suffix or ending that indicates the future 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), 242.

-sɑːsɑːliwyoː
Orthographic Variants: 
-zāzāliuhyō

one’s joint (only possessed) (see Karttunen)

-sɑːsɑːloːl
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-zāzālōl

one’s joint (only attested in possessed form) (see Karttunen)

Orthographic Variants: 
çol.

old, worn out, wretched (a compounding element; see also our entry for -zolli)

-solli
Orthographic Variants: 
-çolli, -çulli, -zoltzintli

something old, used, worn, in bad condition (see Karttunen and Carochi/Lockhart)

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-çoquio

mud or clay belonging to 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), 216.

was going to do something (but it didn't happen) (conditional suffix)

letter “z”.
1. future tense suffix. 2. suffix for verbs that are the object of a preceding verb.
Orthographic Variants: 
ça cemi

finally, or just this once, or as a farewell (adverb)

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ça cemmayan

finally, or just this once, or as a farewell (adverb)

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ça cen yequixoa intlalticpac

we have but one life to live on this earth, without returning to live on it again

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za ic ninocaua, ça ic ninocaua

the end or conclusion of something said or done (see Molina)

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ça ica in

right away

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ça iuhticac

a house that is deserted or left undefended, not inhabited

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ça yxquichcauitly, za ixquichcahuitli

just a little space of time, or a little later, a little afterwards

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ça yyo

only this, or just this one, or this is all there is, this is the only one left

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ça iyoppa

only this time and never again, this is the last time

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ça iz

here nearby, or just a little while ago, just now (an adverb)

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zanelli, ça nelli

certainly, truly