Not really about Spanish "Gods"

Frances Karttunen karttu at
Fri Jan 28 03:46:30 UTC 2000

> "Tlasohkamahtli", Thanks means literately ?love to you through my mouth=
> ?.

Well, not quite.  The form is tlazohca:mati, and it does not contain cama-tl
'mouth' or, by extension, 'utterance.'

The -ca:- element is known as a "ligature" and is here used to connect
tlaxoh- (an element that has to do with value, love, and affection) to the
verb mati 'to know something.'


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