Chalchiuh (MH634v)

Chalchiuh (MH634v)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the simplex glyph for the personal name Chalchiuh ("Jade") is attested here as a man's name. The symbol for jade or precious greenstone shows five small circles, one in the middle and the other four evenly spaced around the perimeter, forming a quincunx. The central one is somewhat larger, and it has a black dot in the middle.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 

chalchiuh

Gloss Normalization: 

Chalchiuh

Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 

1560

Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

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Syntax (patterns): 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

Keywords: 

jades, piedras verdes, brilla

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

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 634v, World Digital Library, https://www.loc.gov/resource/gdcwdl.wdl_15282/?sp=351st=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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