Nahuatl

noun
Na·​huatl | \ ˈnä-ˌwä-tᵊl How to pronounce Nahuatl (audio) \

Definition of Nahuatl

: a group of closely related Uto-Aztecan languages that includes the speech of several peoples (such as the Aztecs) of central and southern Mexico and Central America

Other Words from Nahuatl

Nahuatlan \ nä-​ˈwät-​lən How to pronounce Nahuatl (audio) \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of Nahuatl

1876, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Nahuatl

Spanish náhuatl, from Nahuatl Nāhuatl

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The first known use of Nahuatl was in 1876

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Cite this Entry

“Nahuatl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nahuatl. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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