Cuauhnochtli (FCBk8F6v)

Cuauhnochtli (FCBk8F6v)
Compound Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This multicolored drawing of the compound glyph for the personal name Cuauhnochtli is attested here as a man's name.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

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Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Mexico City

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Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

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Relevant Nahuatl Dictionary Word(s): 

Cuauhnochtli, a ruler of Tlatelolco in the colonial period,
cuauhnoch(tli), eagle-cactus fruit,
cuauh(tli), eagle,
noch(tli), the fruit of the prickly pear cactus,

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