a.appleyard at BTINTERNET.COM
Wed Jul 7 05:30:31 UTC 2004
--- Frances Karttunen <karttu at NANTUCKET.NET> wrote:
> This begins to make sense. A:huiyanimeh, 'courtesans, women of
> pleasure' ... and holding flowers. So we are not likely
> looking at the verb meaning to blossom, but rather to the possessor
> xo:chi-yo:-huah 'one who possesses a bunch of flowers'
Or, did Aztec courtesans habitually carry flowers?
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