michman (MH770r)

michman (MH770r)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This is a drawing of the simplex glyph for the michman ("fisherman") occupation. The glyph shows a red and turquoise blue fish (michin) in profile with its head up and its mouth and eye open. It has one notable fin and a bifurcated tail. The -man suffix (from -mani, in the manner of) is not shown visually.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
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Gloss Normalization: 


Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood


pez, peces, pescado, oficios, trabajo de hombres

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

michmani, a fisher, person who fishes for a living, https://nahuatl.wired-humanities.org/content/michmani

Glyph/Icon Name, Spanish Translation: 

el pescador

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 770r, World Digital Library, https://www.loc.gov/resource/gdcwdl.wdl_15282/?sp=614&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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