Cuezal (MH622r)

Cuezal (MH622r)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the simplex glyph for the personal name Cuezal is attested here as a man's name.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Date of Manuscript: 

1560

Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

Semantic Categories: 
Syntax (patterns): 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

Shapes and Perspectives: 
Keywords: 

feathers, plumas rojas, guacamayas

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

cuezal(in), tail and wing feathers of the scarlet macaw, https://nahuatl.wired-humanities.org/content/cuezalin

Glyph/Icon Name, Spanish Translation: 

La Pluma de la Guacamaya Roja

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 622r, World Digital Library, https://www.loc.gov/resource/gdcwdl.wdl_15282/?sp=326st=image.

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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