Are Nawatl and Mazewalli correct spellings? Usually Nahuatl and Macehualli are the preferred forms by historians/archaeologists.Are Nawatl and Mazewalli correct spellings?1Erick VieyraKurly TlapoyawaJul 19, 2020·1 min readCurrently, several orthographies exist for the Nawatl language. Ultimately it depends on the community you are from. I use the orthography of the community in Morelos where my Nawatl teachers are from. Hope this helps!