Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Say What?

Got your tongue in a twist from trying to pronounce the Aztec and Mississipian characters' names in Chronicle of the Mound Builders? You're not alone! While these names are typical of the time period, they can be hard for modern speakers to pronounce. Listen to the audio samples to get an idea of what the Chronicle world sounded like.

Aztec Characters
Chipahua        Tototl
Nenetl        Ituha
Ichtaca        Milintica
Xipilli        Itztli

Native American Characters
Kaga        Gawonii
Midanga        Mina
Habatu        Nonnunge

Quetzalcóatl        Huitzilopochtli
Mictecacihuatl        Kwan'wala

Zempoala        Tizaapan
Mexìcâ        Acólhua
Migaduha        Hiwaziki