Cuetlan (MH624r)

Cuetlan (MH624r)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the simplex glyph for the personal name, Cuetlan ("Broken Long Sticks"?), is attested here as a man's name. It shows two vertical sticks, one above the other, both of equal size. Their shape is a long thin rectangle.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 


Gloss Normalization: 

Tomás Cuetlan

Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

Semantic Categories: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood


sticks, palos, madera, vertical, estrecho, plural, dos

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

cuetlania, to break sticks or long things,
Cuetlan, a personal name,

Glyph/Icon Name, Spanish Translation: 

Quebrar Palos

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 624r, 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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