Ihual (MH772r)

Ihual (MH772r)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the simplex glyph for the personal name Ihual (perhaps "Night Star") is attested here as a man's name. This glyph requires further analysis. It shows an eight-point white star (citlalin) inside a black circle, possibly representing the night (yohualli). The star suggests European influence.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Added Analysis: 

Might this be a Christian reference, or is it just a Nahua celestial phenomenon?

Added Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 

juo ynval

Gloss Normalization: 

Juan Ihual (or Inhual?)

Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

Semantic Categories: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

Other Cultural Influences: 

llegada, retorno, venida, religión cristiana, influencia europea, noche, estrellas, nombres de hombres

Glyph or Iconographic Image: 
Glyph/Icon Name, Spanish Translation: 

Estrella de Noche (?)

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 772r, World Digital Library, https://www.loc.gov/resource/gdcwdl.wdl_15282/?sp=618&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).

Historical Contextualizing Image: