Acamapich (MH630v)

Acamapich (MH630v)
Compound Glyph

Gloss Image: 
Date of Manuscript (incl coverage): 


Creator's Location (place, incl. coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

Semantic Categories: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

Shapes and Perspectives: 
Number of Parts (of compounds): 

ruler's names, Tenochtitlan, reeds, cañas, carrizos, plants, arrows, darts, flechas, dardas, nombres de personas, nombres de hombres, nombres de gobernantes

Glyph or Iconographic Image: 
Relevant Nahuatl Dictionary Word(s): 

Acamapich(tli), a personal name, a "Handful of Reed Arrows," is a name associated with the first ruler of Tenochtitlan,
aca(tl), reed(s) or arrow(s),
ma(itl), hand or arm,
mapich(tli), fist,
ma, take or capture,
mi(tl), arrow, dart,

Glyph/Icon Name, Spanish Translation: 

Agarra Flechas

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 630v, World Digital Library,

Image Source, Rights: 

This manuscript is hosted by the Library of Congress and the World Digital Library; used here with the Creative Commons, “Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 License” (CC-BY-NC-SAq 3.0).

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