Basica Nahuatl pt. 2
October 19, 2016

(More) Basic Nahuatl Phrases (pt.2)

What is your name? Tle motoca?/Quen motoca? My name is … Notoca … Do you speak Nahuatl? Titlahtoa nahuatl? Where am I Canin nicah? What do you want? Tle ticnequi? Where are you going? Campa in timohuica? What is going on? Tlein pano? What time is it? Tlein imanin? What do you need? Tlein motech...
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Nican Tlaca
August 27, 2015

Nican Tlaca – What does it mean?

Nican Tlaca Nican Tlaca is a Nahuatl (Mexica, Aztec, etc.) term used to refer to “the (indigenous) people” in their relation to the foreign invaders (Spanish/Christians.) From my understanding, while it has been documented as being used at least since the 1500’s, it was made popular in recent times by the organization Mexica Movement with the intention of creating...
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Nahuatl Names | How to Get
January 14, 2014

Nahuatl Names

Being patient, involving ceremony, and self-reflection is key to discovering a proper Nahuatl name. When you are searching for an Indigenous name it is very important to become educated on the language, history, and pronunciations as much as possible. I know one can get very excited as they uncover their Indigenous self, and as such...
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Huehueteotl | Mexica
July 29, 2013

Enjoy Your New Sun | Huehueteotl Poem

Hue=grand; Huehue= grand-ancient ; Huehueteotl= grand-ancient-original “god-energy-creation-flow” ; Huehuetl= the heartbeat; “drum”; The heart is the fire and the fire is the heart, Heaaartbeat, Youuu make me feel- so weak Heaaartbeat, Youuu make me feel- so weak Speak to the Hearts Let the Firez be lit Enjoy Your New Sun!
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June 2, 2013

Feminine Dimension of Water | Chalchiuhtlique

The following is an excerpt from John Mini’s “The Aztec Virgin.” It gives a brief but beautiful insight on the feminine aspects of water.  As with all the “Gods”, Deities, Energies, or whatever word one wants to use, the myriad faces of Creation’s manifestations are very poetic and profound. John Mini’s books are a great...
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Nahuatl Greetings
May 23, 2013

Basic Nahuatl Phrases & Greetings

Last updated: October 17, 2016 Hello:  Pialli (pee-ahh-lee) Please:  NimitztlaTlauhtia(nee-meetz-tla-tlaw-ti-ah) Thank You:  Tlazocamati (tlah-so-cah-mah-tee) Thank You very Much:  Tlazohcamati huel miac. (tlah-so-cah-mah-tee wehl me-ahk) You’re Welcome/It’s nothing:  Ahmitla (ahh-mee-tla) Excuse me:  Moixpantzinco (mo-eesh-pahntz-ink-oh) How Are You?  Quenin tica?/Quen timohuica? (keh-nihn tee-kah/ kehn-ti-mo-we-kah) And You\You as Well:  Huan Tah (wahn-tah) Good:  Cualli (kwal-lee) Very Good:  Cualli Cualli (kwal-lee, kwal-lee) Not Good/Bad: ...
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September 15, 2012

Mexica Four Directions – Basics

  East: Nahuatl name: Tlahuizlampa: Direction of Light/Illumination Deity: Xipe Totec   Element: Fire Color: Red  Season: Spring • Direction of Male Principles/Energies • Beginnings, Seeds of Creation South: Nahuatl name: Huitzlampa Deity: Huitzilopochtli  Element: Water Color: Blue  Season: Summer • Direction of the Children/Youth • Renewal, Cleansing, Perseverance, “Warriorness” West:  Nahuatl name: Cihuatlampa: Direction of the Women Deity: Quetzalcoatl  Element: Earth...
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