In this lesson we will learn about “likes” and “dislikes.” We will use the particle “ax-” to negate what we don’t like. For example:
Nicamati “I like” (something)
Axnicamati “I do not like” (something)
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Tlen nicamati huan axnicamati niccuaz (What I like and not like to eat)
chacahrroh “pork rind/crackling”
chiltlaxcalli “chilli quesadilla”
yamaxtli “big tamal with a whole chicken”
Tlen nicamati huan axnicamati nicchihuaz (What I like and not like to do)
Nicamati niccuaz tlacualiztli tentlazcayotl (I like to eat sweet food)
xamitl “tamal made from sweet corn”
pemolez “brown sugar cookie”
camohtli tlaneuccalaquilli “yam”
pantzin “Mexican sweet bread”
alfejorez “powdered sugar cookie”
Quen momachilia tlacualli (How food tastes)
Tequtil ce (Work one): Write a paragraph saying what you like and do not like to eat using the words we learned in this lesson.
Tequitl ome (Work two): Answer the questions using the words for food and tastes, which we learned in this section
1. Queniuhqui ticamati tohtolon?
2. Tlen ticamati ticuaz?
3. Queniuhqui ticachilia iahhuiyaca chiltlacualli?
4. Quenque axticamati chichiquilli?
5. Catlinya tlacualiztli nelticamati?
6. Cafen ticamati totonic zo cecec?