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Planda ó Mheicsiceo atá sa tráta. Ansin tugann siad jitomate ar thrátaí. Tig an focal ón teanga Nahuatl, tomate < tomatl ‘rud reamhar’ ‘tráta’ agus… 747 more words


Today is a random fact day.

Yesterday my friends, sister, mom and I were eating chips and guacamole. I remembered that when I was little I had called guacamole something else, but wasn’t sure what, so I asked my mom what I used to call it. 198 more words

tomato, tomatl

If it weren’t for Nahuatl, what would we be eating?

As we saw in a recent post on amnesty and coyote, the latter word originates in Nahuatl. 726 more words

Descubre México con tu nombre en Náhuatl

Recorrer México es conocer sus raíces y tradiciones, parte de la historia que sea escrito durante décadas, se encuentra en los misterios de la lengua náhuatl. 344 more words


Tlilli tlapalli

Aztec metaphor “the black, the red,” which meant writing. Although the Aztecs no longer wrote solely with red and black inks, this may have been tradition they inherited from much older Mesoamerican cultures.

Wish List: Languages I Would Like To Learn

While there is no language I don’t want to learn, these are the ones that have piqued my interest at some point and therefore remain on my wish list. 547 more words

Mandarin Chinese

amnesty & coyote

Two other words central to the language of the US border crisis debate are amnesty and coyote. Regardless of your feelings about the implications of their meanings, they certainly make me continually appreciate the diversity of our “immigrant” English tongue. 235 more words