Nahuatl/Verb List

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Here is a list of Nahuatl verbs. To use these verbs in sentences, go back to the previous page and look at the conjugations of the verb "to want" and simply exchange these verbs into every conjugation of that verb.

Verb List
English Nahuatl IPA
believe mati 'mati
write/paint/record cuiloa kʷi'loa
move calpatla kaɬ'pat͡ɬa
respond nānquiliā naːŋ'kiliaː
come to an agreement during a dispute calnōnōtza kalnoː'noːt͡sa
be as it should be ixtlāhui iʃ't͡ɬaːwi
return/translate cuepa 'kʷepa
take by surprise or stealth nāhualahci naːwa'laʔsi
write āmatlahcuiloa aːmat͡ɬaʔkʷi'loa
fix something up yēcchihchīhua jeːktʃiʔ'tʃiːwɑ
make/create yōcoya joː'koja
mean (word) quihtōznequi kiʔtoːs'neki
to fight with an object huilāna wi'laːna
show something nēnēxtiā neːneːʃtiaː
give maca 'maka
add something lacking ahxiltiā aʔ'ʃiɬtiaː
is (location) cah kaʔ
cross panō panoː
to be called (named) ītōcā iːtoːcaː
make tortillas tlaxcalchihua t͡ɬʃkaɬ't͡ʃiwa
dirty toca 'toka
eat cua kʷa
laugh huetzca 'wet͡ska
to cry choca 't͡ʃoka
leave quiza 'kisa
do chihua 't͡ʃiwa
cut tequi 'teki
live nemi 'nemi
lower/go down temo 'temo
want nequi 'neki
wash paca 'paka
have pia 'pia
count pohua 'powa