Nahuatl pronunciation on TV

anthony.appleyard at anthony.appleyard at
Sat Jan 11 10:36:16 UTC 2003

Yesterday on TV here in England I saw a program about the Aztec
Empire. I didn't think much of the participants' pronunciation of
Aztec place names:-
'x' in [Texcoco] as in "box".
`ch' in [Tenochtitlan] as in German.
`x' in [Tlaxcala] as `th' in "thing".

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