Chilcotoc (MH626r)

Chilcotoc (MH626r)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the simplex glyph for the personal name Chilcotoc (perhaps "Chile Pepper") is attested here as a man's name. It shows a vertical chile pepper with a curving tip, a base, and a short stem. The full translation requires further investigation.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Added Analysis: 

The -cotoc ending could work in the same way that icxicotona becomes icxicotoc, the latter meaning lame.

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 


Gloss Normalization: 

Felipe Chilcotoc

Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

Semantic Categories: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood


chiles, nombres de hombres

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

Coger Chiles, Lleno de Chiles

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 626r, 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).

Historical Contextualizing Image: