Guatemala / Cuauhtemallan

David Sanchez davius_sanctex at terra.es
Thu May 17 20:54:23 UTC 2001


I have some difficulties with the interpretation of
Quauhtemal(l)an (> Guatemala). Is correct this analysis?

/quauh-te:mal-tlan/   'the place filled up of wood'

If this is not correct, what is the correct meaning of
"Guatemala"?

David S.
Universitat Polit├Ęcnica de Catalunya



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