Molcamani (MH608r)

Molcamani (MH608r)
Compound Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the compound glyph for the personal name Molcamani ("Like an Undeveloped Corn Cob") is attested here as a man's name. It shows a human hand (maitl, with a phonetic role for the -mani sufffix to the name. The hand is holding an upright cob of corn from the upper tip. The cob has been shed of its husk. There are vague marks suggestive of kernels.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

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Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

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Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

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

corn cobs, mazorcas pequeñas que faltan desarrollarse

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

Mazorca de Maíz Sin Desarrollar

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 608r, 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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