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Nican Tlaca

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 Greetings

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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