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A greeting in the Nahuatl of Zacatlán,
Ahuacatlán and Tepetzintla, Puebla

(ISO code nhi)

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Tzahtzitipetl: The Mountain that Shouts
1.

¡Tzinon!

Greeting!

Greetings!
2.

¡Tzinon!

Greeting!

Greetings!
1.

¿Quen

How

mitzmocauilihticah

it.is.affecting.you

tonaltzin?

honorable.sun?

Cualtzin

Nicely

tonaticah.

it.is.sunny/warm.

How are you feeling in the heat? It is nice and sunny.
2.

Tlasohcamaticuilmic

Many.thanks

motlasohmouisiotzin.

friendly.honorable.you

Yeh

It

milauac,

truly

cualtzin

nicely

tonaticah,

it.is.sunny/warm,

tla

since

yotlacualcantic,

it.cleared.up,

milauac

truly

cualtzin

nicely

itmoyamaniah.

we.get.warm.

Uan

And

ica

with

mouisiotzin,

honorable.you,

¿quen

how

mitzmocauilihtoc

it.is.affecting.you

in

the

tonaltzin?

honorable.sun?

Tonmoninimitihticah

Honorable.you.walk

yeh

it

cualtzin

nicely

tonaticah.

it.is.sunny/warm

Thank you very much, you are so kind. It's true that it's a beautiful sunny day, now that the weather has cleared, and we certainly are getting warm. And you, how are you taking the heat? Here you are out walking in the nice warm sunshine.
1.

Tlasohcamaticuilmic

Many.thanks

motlasohmouisiotzin.

friendly.honorable.you

Yeh

It

milauac,

truly

cualtzin

nicely

tona,

it.is.hot,

pero

but

como

as

secuersahmati

one.believes.it.important

seninimis,

one.will.walk

uilica

should

sequisa.

one.emerges

Thank you very much, you are so kind. Indeed, it is nice and hot, but because one knows it is important to walk, one really must go out anyway.
2.

Yeh

It

milauacontzin.

true.

Xonmoseuihtzino,

rest.honorable.one,

xonmocalaquitihtzino.

enter.honorable.one

That is very true. Please come in, and sit down.
1.

Tlasohcamaticuilmic

Many.thanks

mouisiotzin.

honorable.you

Ixnechmotlapohpoluilihtzino

Pardon.me.honorable.one

ic

around

nican

here

onualah

I.came

motlasohnauactzinco...

to.your.honorable.presence...

Thank you very much. Please pardon me, but I've come here to you (to ...)

The greetings are spoken by Elizabeth Márquez Hernández and Pedro Hernández Hernández.