Cocoliloc (MH643r)

Cocoliloc (MH643r)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the simplex glyph for the personal name Cocoliloc ("He Was Hated"? attested here as a man's name) shows (on the left) a hand holding up what may be a stick, about to hit the head of a man on the right. He is shown in profile looking toward the left. He has lines on his face that may suggest emotion.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Added Analysis: 

See other examples of names along these lines, such as the other Cocoliloc and various examples of Cocol, which sometimes shows someone's hair being pulled, perhaps in a quarrel (cocolli), and sometimes shows a curving object (colli), which may be used as a phonetic indicator.

Added Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 

lureço cocoliloc

Gloss Normalization: 

Lorenzo Cocoliloc

Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

Semantic Categories: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

Shapes and Perspectives: 

emociones, ira, enojo, detestar, odiar, pasivo, verbo

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


Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 643r, 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).

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