A Few Animals in Nahuatl from the Huasteca Veracruzana

A Few Animals in Nahuatl from the Huasteca Veracruzana

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Animals/Animales

The names for animals contained in these recordings were done in the conventions of la Huasteca Veracruzana. Some animals have different names in other Nahuatl speaking areas, please keep that in mind. The pronunciation also follows the style of la Huasteca Veracruzana.


 Armadillo

      calolo

Dog – Perro 

      chichi

Scorpion – Escorpión

      colotl

Tick – Garrapata

      conchura

Coyote

      coyotl

Leaf-Cutter Ant – Hormiga Corta Hoja

      cuacihuapil

Boar – Jabalí

      cuapitzotl

Rabbit – Conejo

      cuatochin

Skunk – Zorillo

      epatl

Blood Engorged Tick – Garrpata llena de sangre

      ezpolon

Ant  – Hormiga

      ixcanelin

Raccoon – Mapache

      mapachin

Deer – Venado

      mazatl

Mosquito/Zancudo

      moyotl

Fox  – Zorro

      oztotl

Flea – Pulga

      tecpin

Badger – Tejón

      tehon

Possum – Tlacuache

      tlacuachin

Iguana 

      tlacuaquilotl

Spider – Araña 

      tocatl

Squirrel – Ardilla

      tocomahtli

Argentine Ant – Hormiga Argentina

      totochin

Bird – Pájaro

      tototl

Mole – Topo

      tozan

Fire Ant – Hormiga brava

      tzicatl

Mountain lion / Wildcat – Gato montés

      zacamiztli

Mites (Scabies) – Ácaro (Sarna)

      zahuatl

Fly – Mosca

      zayolin

Louse – Piojo

      atimitl
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