Translation of Aztec in Spanish:


azteca, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈæztɛk/ /ˈaztɛk/


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    • These migrating groups of people brought with them the Aztec language and culture, both of which persist in various forms today in Nicaragua.
    • And Chef Jody reminds us about Aztec emperor Montezuma, who according to legend drank 40 glasses of hot chocolate a day, convinced it would make him powerful.
    • Ancient Mayan Inca and Aztec women believed that avocados fed the skin from the inside and outside.
    • Not like the Inca or Aztec civilizations, Colombian Indians lived in a more compact area.
    • This Sunday various Mexican and Latin American cultural organizations will be holding a kermes, or fair, in memory of the destruction of the ancient Aztec city of Tenochtitlan.
    • They were grown by the Aztec emperor Montezuma, revered in ancient China and cultivated in medieval Iceland because of their supposed aphrodisiac properties.
    • The priests in Tenochtitlan, the Aztec capital, climbed to the top of their sky watchers' temple on the Hill of the Star to witness this auspicious sign.
    • He relates the story of the Aztec leader Montezuma who was unsure of what to make of the arrival of Cortez and his Spanish troops.
    • In 1434 the rulers of the Aztec city of Tenochtitlán formed the so-called Triple Alliance with the rulers of Texcoco and Tlacopan.
    • The Aztec god Quetzalcoatl, lord of life and death, is a composite figure, an intermediary between creatures.
    • For Mesoamerica, evidently, the foodways described under Aztec food and Maya food have constituted important culinary traditions whose influence can still be detected.
    • Made from the beans of the tropical plant Theobroma cacao, cocoa was a favorite drink of ancient Maya and Aztec people in Mesoamerica.
    • She was able to incorporate elements of pop culture, Indian, Aztec mythology, surrealism, a whole variety of things in which many people can identify.
    • Left in charge of Tenochtitlán in 1520, his brutality sparked a temporarily successful Aztec revolt.
    • They looked more like Aztec or Mayan symbols, but in a Romanized kind of style.
    • The first evidence of caffeine use is from Aztec records during the time of the leader Montezuma.
    • The inside could be likened to an Mayan or Aztec temple of ancient times.
    • The Memorial is to be shaped in the likeness of the Aztec God of Hope, ‘Quetzalcoatl,’ a feathered serpent.
    • We recently wrote about the practice of cannibalism by Aztec royalty in ‘Celebrating the Aztecs’ and ‘Why the Aztecs?’
    • While studying Aztec civilization, however, Morriss had discovered something else strange and intriguing, rarely mentioned and little researched.


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    azteca masculine, feminine
    • And after his conquest of the Aztecs, Mexico City was built on the ruins of Tenochtitlan.
    • In Los Montezumas, the confrontation of the Spanish and Aztecs in Mexico is acted out.
    • But there is a painting of her wearing a mask of La Malinche, the Indian mistress of the Spanish conqueror of the Aztecs.
    • In 1521, Spanish conquerers captured Mexico City from the Aztecs.
    • Between Mayas and Aztecs came the Toltecs, who incised five holes on their human-bone flutes.
    • According to the exhibit commentary, the Aztecs excavated the major Olmec sites, in a quest for their past.
    • There must've been a point when the Aztecs realized the Spanish weren't supernatural beings and could be killed.
    • The Spanish assault upon the Aztecs is a presiding symbol of Western brutality and colonialism.
    • The Aztecs inherited from the Toltec and the Maya the practice of human sacrifice.
    • It's been consumed for centuries - Aztecs used to harvest it from a now obliterated lake in the spot where Mexico city is built.
    • The technique was later used by 12 th century Aztecs in the floating fields of Xochimilco.
    • I vividly remember when I first became fascinated by the Aztecs of Mexico.
    • The Aztecs had conquered the Nahuatl and perhaps had even sacrificed a few of Juan's relatives to the hungry gods.
    • Any one of the late agrarian empires in Eurasia could, in principle, have overwhelmed the Incas and the Aztecs almost as easily as the Spaniards did.
    • Look at the Aztecs, the Incas, Mesopotamia, the Mongols, The Europeans, Timbuktu, China, Japan.
    • The Mayans, Incas and Aztecs all have had their creation myths, but these tell us equally little about how their societies actually came into being.
    • The discussion was about how the Aztecs and the Incas were establishing empires.
    • Pre-Columbian civilisations such as the Inca and the Aztecs failed to turn the wheel from a toy into a practical tool.
    • Youngsters in three classes have this term been learning about the Aztecs who ruled over modern day Mexico before the Spanish conquest in the 16th century.
    • Even though they weren't the most sophisticated culture, or the most refined compared to, say, the Maya, the Aztecs were highly expressive.