Yucat-an meaning

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A state in Mexico.
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Origin of yucat-an

  • Perhaps the most well-known is where it is said to derive from Mayan, being either tectetan, meaning “I do not understand you" or uyutan, uyukatan, or yukutan, “listen to them talk!".

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  • Bernal Diaz derived the name from the vegetable yuca + tale a hillock in which it is planted.

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  • Perhaps more likely is the derivation from Nahuatl yohcāuh "˜possession, riches' + tlān "˜place of'.

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