Michael Mccafferty mmccaffe at INDIANA.EDU
Fri Jul 23 19:52:45 UTC 2004

mecatl is the word for 'rope' in nahuatl -> Sp. mecate.

On Fri, 23 Jul 2004, DARKHORSE wrote:

> In Texas where I am from, the Nahuatl langauge was spoken and I heard "Mecate," as oppose to "Mecuahte," meaning "A Rope," of course a "rope,' does in a way resemble a "Snake."
> I am from the Rio Grande Valley of Texas, and I know that some type of Nahuat-l was spoken there, and finally it is no longer a language there...Some of the youth that I remember, *I am 60 years young* Spoke what was "Calo," even that is gone... Time flies as you grow old...
> Hasta la proxima.......
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