How to use the definite article in Nahuatl

How to use the definite article in Nahuatl

You want to learn how to use the definite article in Nahuatl? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Nahuatl lessons complete with useful examples. The apple, the house, the book... we'll teach you about the Nahuatl definite article in a simple, clear and enjoyable way.

The Nahuatl definite article

The definite article is what we call the word 'the' in English. The definite article is used with nouns. The English definite article 'the' is 'in' in Nahuatl.


in amoštli
the book
in yawak
the night
in ikpalli
the chair
in piltzintli
the son
in aħkopečtli
the table
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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.

Yewal, se pilli.
She is a girl.
Yewal, se siwatl.
She is a woman.
Ye, se temačtiħketl.
She is a teacher.
Yewatl, se tepaħtiani.
She is a doctor.
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You can learn Nahuatl in just 9 easy steps.

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 4 : The definite article in Nahuatl

The definite article is what we call the word the in English. The definite article is used with nouns. Using the nouns amočtli, ikpalli and katzkayotl (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn how to use the definite article with each of the nouns. The nouns together with the definite article are amamatl, kwasiyaħ and tlatsakwilotl (the book, the chair, the door). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about the definite article in Nahuatl including useful examples. Once you have learned to use the definite article with the Nahuatl nouns amočtli, ikpalli and katzkayotl, you're ready to move on to Step 5 (the plural in Nahuatl).

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