Icnocuauh (MH647r)

Icnocuauh (MH647r)
Compound Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the compound glyph for the personal name Icnocuauh ("Sad Eagle" or "Humble Eagle") is attested here as a man's name. The glyph shows the head of an eagle in profile, facing toward the viewer's right. This eagle (cuauhtli) has a large, open beak, and tears (for sad or humble, Icno-) are streaming down from its visible eye. It has spiky black feathers on the top of its head.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Added Analysis: 

This visual adjective for being sad or humble (icno) can be attached to other nouns, as shown below.

Added Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 

pedro ycnoquauh

Gloss Normalization: 

Pedro Icnocuauh

Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

Semantic Categories: 
Writing Features: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

Shapes and Perspectives: 
Parts (compounds or simplex + notation): 
Reading Order (Compounds or Simplex + Notation): 

animales, pájaros, águilas, lágrimas, tears, sad, triste, humilde

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

Águila Triste, o Águila Humilde

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 647r, World Digital Library, https://www.loc.gov/resource/gdcwdl.wdl_15282/?sp=376&st=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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