Amiztlato (MH761r)

Amiztlato (MH761r)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This is a black-line compound glyph for a man's personal name Amiztlato (Amiztlahto, with the glottal stop), referring to "Leader among Hunters."

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

Semantic Categories: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

Shapes and Perspectives: 

nombres de hombres, hablar, agua, pumas, nopalli, tunas, flores

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

Amiztlato, a leader among hunters,
a(tl), water,
miz(tli), wildcat, mountain lion,
tlatoa or tlahtoa with the glottal stop, to speak,

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 761r, 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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