xoloitzcuintli


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xo·lo·itz·cuint·li

also xo·lo·itz·cuint·le  (shō′lō-ĭts-kwĭnt′lē, -ēts-)
n. pl. xo·lo·itz·cuint·lis also xo·lo·itz·cuint·les
Any of several varieties of small to medium-sized dog of a breed developed by the Aztecs, having erect ears and a long tail. The hairless varieties have a dark-colored almost hairless body, and the "coated" varieties have a short, flat coat. Also called Mexican hairless.

[Mexican Spanish xoloitzcuintle, from Nahuatl xōlōitzcuintli , dog of the god Xolotl, monstrous dog : xōlōtl, monstrous birth or creature, servant, pet, the dog-headed Aztec god Xolotl; see axolotl + itzcuintli , dog.]
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Otros perrillos criaban que llamaban xoloitzcuintli, que ningun pelo tenian, y de noche abrigabanlos con mantas para dormir; estos perros no nacen as.
Select the right brush or comb that fits his type of coat--shorthaired, longhaired or nearly hairless like the Chinese Crested Dog or Mexican Hairless Dog (Xoloitzcuintli).
Origami una sorpresa para cada mes tambien conto con la colaboracion de Montserrat Larios de la Pena y fotografias de Eduardo Miranda, y tiene 14 piezas para armar figuras sencillas y rapidas de origami que van desde un clasico gorrito de papel, un camion, un barquito, y un corazon, hasta la piramide de Kukulcan, el rostro de un perrito xoloitzcuintli o el Monte Fuji de Japon.
El perro de cada difunto, xoloitzcuintli, llevaria de vuelta a su amo al Mictlan de donde habia salido un dia para existir.
Ideas similares aparecen tambien en la cosmovision de los antiguos zapotecos; estos, afirma Cruz, "rendian especial reverencia al Beco-Xolo [...] perro pelado de rala vellosidad leonada que no era otro que el xoloitzcuintli mexica y que el arte vernaculo de la region tehuantepecana ha recordado en el gracioso son bailable bicu bedeh mexu o 'Son del perro guero y sarnoso'" (2002: 191).
Name: | Santiago Age: 10 months Owner: Craig Wilkinson & Chloe Shaw Lives: Newburn This is Santiago, our Xoloitzcuintli. As well as being almost hairless, Santi has very few teeth, and therefore he's unable to keep his tongue in his mouth for very long.
The producers skipped over the Xoloitzcuintli in the broadcast of the dog show.
Previously, genetic analysis had shown that the Xoloitzcuintli, or Mexican hairless dog, long thought to be of ancient origin, and possibly derived from New World wolves, was in fact derived from dogs originating in the Old World (Vila, Maldonado, & Wayne, 1999).
Los perros xoloescuincles o xoloitzcuintli probablemente descienden de ejemplares traidos a America por los primeros pobladores que cruzaron el estrecho de Behring provenientes de Asia, donde se domestico el lobo --antecesor de todos Los perros-- hacia el ano 12000 a.C.
Estos animales antiguos, que forman parte de una familia que se extiende desde los xoloitzcuintli en Mexico hasta los pila en Argentina, hacen mas que jugar con un palo y ladrar a los intrusos.
The only native variety that today stands apart is the hairless dog, in Mexico called the xoloitzcuintli. The breed is thus often called the Mexican hairless, even though in pre-Columbian times it was common all the way south to Peru.