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  • aaki / àtsi < aaki
  • enix / eñits < eniʃ
  • etzehui / etsehui < etsewi
  • exe / etse < eʃe
  • huirun / huuun < wirun
  • ini / iñi < ini
  • itzit / itsid < itsid
  • jujar / hua < xuxar
  • leno / lono < lono
  • nehua / necua < nekwa
  • opap
  • rur / ru < rur
  • siisiitzan / sìsìtsan < siisiitsan
  • tiinu / tlìñu < tiinu
  • tzichu / tsuchu < tsutʃu
  • tzin / tsin < tsin
  • utzet / utset < utset
  • xiitzor / tsìtso < ʃiitsor
  • xit / tsid < ʃid
  • yuhui / dzucui < gukwi

When 3 variants are given for a word, the first (in bold) is Tehuetzál, the second is its sister-language Cuitsañil, and the third is their parent language. When only 2 variants are given, the word is the same in both Tehuetzál and Cuitsañil. When only 1 variant is given, the word is the same in all languages.

The parent language, when listed separately, is written in the IPA.

In Tehuetzál, x is pronounced like "sh". Doubled vowels are "long vowels," meaning they are literally held for a longer time than a single vowel.

In Cuitsañil, u followed by another vowel is pronounced like "w". Grave-accent vowels are pronounced as follows:

à
/ə/ (like English "uh")
è
/ɛ/ (like English "bet")
ì
/ɪ/ (like English "bit")
ò
/ə/ (like English "uh") — same as à
ù
/ʊ/ (like English "book")

For both languages, all other spellings are pronounced as in Spanish.

These words are generated via a Perl script written by John Fisher and modified by Jim Henry and myself.