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  • axor / atso < aʃor
  • eko / otso < oko
  • erom / huon < erom
  • huech / cuets < kwets
  • huin / cuin < kwin
  • ichoche < itʃotʃe
  • ir / i < ir
  • kixu / tsitsu < kiʃu
  • maanaj / mànak < maanak
  • nemii / nemì < nemii
  • nitu / ñutlu < nutu
  • och < otʃ
  • oli
  • oxa / otsa < oʃa
  • oyuuj / huuk < ojuuk
  • tzaatzeech / tsàtsèch < tsaatseetʃ
  • tziixuker / tsìtsutse < tsiiʃuker
  • up / ub < ub
  • utzaa / utsà < utsaa
  • xonu / tsoñug < ʃonug

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.