Tecmil (MH521v)

Tecmil (MH521v)
Compound Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This compound glyph for the personal name Tecmil (here, attested as a man's name), shows a xiuhhuitzolli diadem, which typically translates "lord" (tecuhtli), and Tec- for short]. The diadem has red trim, a tie at the back, and a criss-cross pattern within the triangular shape of the crown. Behind the diadem is a rectangle with texturing. It is apparently meant to be a a small agricultural field (milli), where people typically planted maize.

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 

andres tecmil

Gloss Normalization: 

Andrés Tecmil

Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 

1560

Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzinco, Puebla

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Syntax: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood and José Aguayo-Barragán

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Reading Order (Compounds or Simplex + Notation): 
Keywords: 

lords, señores, diademas, diadems, milli, milpas, agricultura

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

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 521v, World Digital Library. https://www.loc.gov/resource/gdcwdl.wdl_15282/?sp=122&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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