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Painal as depicted in the Florentine Codex.

In Aztec religion, Painal (also spelled Paynal or Painalton, "Little Painal"; also spelled Paynalton; Classical Nahuatl: Payīnal [paˈjiːnaɬ], Payīnaltōn, Payīnaltzin) was a god (teotl) who served as a representative of Huitzilopochtli.


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Classical Nahuatl

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Pronunciation

  • IPA: /paː.inal/

Etymology

From pāina "run swiftly".

Proper noun

Pāinal

  1. A god, the representative of Huitzilopochtli.

References

  • Andrews, J. Richard (2003). Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, rev. ed., p. 601, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.
  • Sahagún, Bernardino de (1981). Florentine Codex, Book 1 - The Gods, trans. by Arthur J. O. Anderson and Charles E. Dibble, p. 3, Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press.

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