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In the Mesoamerica culture, the nemontemi was the five days between two 360-day years, or between 52 year calendar rounds (xiuhmolpilli in Nahuatl, "New Fire ceremony"). It was also called baldíos (wasted).

As appears in the Codex Tovar:[1]

estos cinco dias ultimos le llamavan quiauitl o dia nemontemi q' quiere dezir cinco dias valdios del mes quiauitl e dia q e es el pasado en es tos cinco dias no habia cosa alguna ni acudia al templo, solo se ocupaban de visitarse unos a otros

— Codex Tovar

Every month had 20 days and at the end of the cycle, adding up 360 days. The five days remaining adjusted the next following calendar round.