How to use adjectives in Nahuatl

How to use adjectives in Nahuatl

You want to learn how to use adjectives in Nahuatl? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Nahuatl lessons complete with useful examples. Big, small, happy, sad... we'll teach you all you need to know about Nahuatl adjectives.

Nahuatl adjectives

Adjectives are generally used to describe nouns. Adjectives come before the noun in Nahuatl just like in English.


iknotl kenyeliztli
the poor family
tlaokoyani kenyeliztli
the sad family
pakini kenyeliztli
the happy family
tlatkiwak kenyeliztli
the rich family
weyi kenyeliztli
the big family
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About Nahuatl

About Nahuatl

Nahuatl belongs to the Uto-Aztecan language family. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Nahuatl would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Nahuatl

Learn to get by in Nahuatl with these useful words and phrases. We'll begin by learning some basic Nahuatl phrases which you can use for everyday communication.

Inin, se kawayoħ.
This is a horse.
Nin, ikpalli.
This is a chair.
Nin, petlatl.
This is a bed.
Inin, se čiči.
This is a dog.
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If you want to go from beginner to fluent in Nahuatl in a reasonable amount of time, you'll need a proven study method and daily dedication. Our nine-step Nahuatl learning guide will show you how to teach yourself Nahuatl in a structured,effective way. The steps below will take you through the progression of skills needed to learn to speak, read and understand Nahuatl.

Step 7 : Adjectives in Nahuatl

Adjectives are used to describe nouns. To get started, we suggest you learn the three Nahuatl adjectives weyi, pačtik and wewe (big, small, old). Using the nouns amočtli, ikpalli and katzkayotl (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn to use each adjective with each noun (the big book, the old chair, the small door). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Nahuatl adjectives including useful examples. After you've learned to use the adjectives weyi, pačtik and wewe with the nouns amočtli, ikpalli and katzkayotl you can move on to Step 8 (Nahuatl Verbs).

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