Camil (MH759v)

Camil (MH759v)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the simplex glyph for the personal name Camil is attested here as a woman's name.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Added Analysis: 

The flower of the poyomatli looks much like this one (see MH 714 recto). In that example, the color is a dark yellow, not a brown. But perhaps it could range toward brown.

Added Analysis, 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 colores, marrón, nombres de mujeres, flores

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

camiltic, a purple-brown color,
camilihui, to become brown

Glyph/Icon Name, Spanish Translation: 

Marrón (?)

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 759v, 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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