Ce Xochitl (MH638r)

Ce Xochitl (MH638r)
Simplex Glyph
Notation

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the simplex glyph and notation for the personal name Ce Xochitl (“One Flower,” attested here as a man’s name) shows a frontal view of an upright, three-petalled flower with a tripartite base. Connecting by a line from the base over to the right of the flower is a vertical line meant to indicate the number one (ce).

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Added Analysis: 

This day sign comes from the tonalpohualli, the 260-day divinatory calendar. Calendrics figure importantly in Nahuas' religious views of the cosmos.

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 

cesochitl

Gloss Normalization: 

Ce Xochitl

Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 

1560

Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

Shapes and Perspectives: 
Keywords: 

flores, flowers, dates, fechas, calendarios

Glyph or Iconographic Image: 
Relevant Nahuatl Dictionary Word(s): 
Glyph/Icon Name, Spanish Translation: 

Una flor

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 638r, World Digital Library, https://www.loc.gov/resource/gdcwdl.wdl_15282/?sp=358st=image.

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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