Cempohualtecatl (MH758v)

Cempohualtecatl (MH758v)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

Description: This black-line drawing of the simplex glyph for the personal name or ethnicity, Cempohualtecatl ("One from Cempohuallan"), is attested here as referring to a man.

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


etnicidades, afiliación, pueblo, veinte, números, nombres de hombres

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

cempohual(li), twenty, https://nahuatl.wired-humanities.org/content/cempohualli
-tecatl, affiliation suffix relating to place, https://nahuatl.wired-humanities.org/content/tecatl

Glyph/Icon Name, Spanish Translation: 

una persona de Cempohuallan

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 758v, World Digital Library, https://www.loc.gov/resource/gdcwdl.wdl_15282/?sp=595&st=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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