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TitleOur Word Debt to the Aztecs
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1943
AuthorsDibble, Charles E.
MagazineImprovement Era
Issue Number10
Date PublishedOctober 1943
KeywordsEtymology; Language; Language – Aztec; Linguistics; Native Americans – Aztec

A series of brief comments in which the author presents archaeological findings, architectural notes, and myths and legends that deal indirectly with the Book of Mormon. Dibble discusses the wheel, ancient irrigation methods, metals, Mexican and Mayan codices, Quetzalcoatl, ancient buildings, and numerous other related items. The twenty-seventh part covers English words of Aztec origin.