Complete Definition of "axolotl"

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Etymology
From Nahuatl axolotl#Classical_Nahuatl|axolotl.
Noun
en-noun
#An amphibian of the salamander tribe found in the elevated lakes of Mexico; the siredon.

Translations

Dutch: axolotl m
German: Axolotl m
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Japanese: ウーパールーパー(ūpārūpā)(in common), アホロートル (ahorōtoru)(in science)
Russian: аксолотль /aksólotl'/ m

Category:Nahuatl derivations
Category:Amphibians


Classical Nahuatl
Alternative spellings
axollotl
Pronunciation
IPA|/aːʃoːloːtɬ/
Noun
āxōlōtl (plural axolomeh|āxōlōmeh)

  1. An edible larval salamander.

#*16C: w:Bernardino de Sahagún|Bernardino de Sahagún, "w:Florentine Codex|Florentine Codex", book 1
#*:Auh in pipiltotonti muchintin qujntlaxqujaia: yn aca coatl: cujiatl, xoujli, axolotl, tototl
#*:(And all the little children roasted some snakes, frogs, small white fish, the axolotl, birds)
#*c1609: w:Fernando Alvarado Tezozomoc|Tezozomoc, w:Chimalpahin|Chimalpahin, Cronica mexicayotl, f. 26r
#*:yhuan ye quixinachohua yn mimichtin. yn cueyame. yn axollome. yn acociltin. aneneztin. ahuihuitlame yn axaxayacatl. yn quatecomatl. yoyolli.
#*:(And fish now bred, and frogs, salamanders, crayfish, draonfly, larvae, swamp worms, winged water insects, [other] insects)

References
cite book |authorChimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin, Domingo Francisco de San Antón Muñón |year1997 |titleCodex Chimalpahin |othersed. and trans. by Arthur J. O. Anderson and Susan Schroeder |locationNorman |publisherUniversity of Oklahoma Press |pages=pp. 80–81
cite book |authorKartunnen, Frances |year1983 |titleAn Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl |locationAustin |publisherUniversity of Texas Press |pagesp. 15
cite book |authorSahagún, Bernardino de |year1981 |titleFlorentine Codex: Book 1 - The Gods |othersed. and trans. by Arthur J. O. Anderson and Charles E. Dibble |edition2nd ed., rev. |locationSalt Lake City |publisherUniversity of Utah Press |pagesp. 30
Category:Classical Nahuatl nouns
Category:nci:Amphibians

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