Cococ (MH498v)

Cococ (MH498v)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the simplex glyph for the personal name Cococ (here, attested as a man's name) shows two upright peppers, which are a food that burns the mouth and invoke the verb for this, cococ. The pepper on the right is caught in the book's binding. Both peppers have something of a wavy or curving shape. They also have bases with stems.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Added Analysis: 

Chile peppers are found in other glyphs standing upright. In some cases they are also horizontal.

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 


Gloss Normalization: 

Francisco Cococ

Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla, Mexico

Semantic Categories: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood


chiles, peppers, burning the mouth, quemando la boca

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

cococ, something that burns the mouth, like hot peppers, or, misery,

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 498v, 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: