colli (MH543r)

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the element representing the noun colli comes from the compound glyph for the name Tencol. A colli is a bent, twisted, or curled thing. This curled object appears at an angle, with the curl up high and curling under.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla, Mexico

Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood


curling, twisted, retorcido, rizado

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

col(li), bent, twisted, or curled thing,

Image Source: 
Image Source, Rights: 

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