Tenoch (MH658v)

Tenoch (MH658v)
Compound Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the compound glyph for the personal name Tenoch refers to a ruler who apparently founded and governed the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan (named in his honor). The glyph is composed of two principal elements, a stone (tetl) and a portion of a prickly pear cactus with a flowering fruit (nochtli) on top. The stone has the usual horizontal shape with curly ends and alternating dark and light stripes.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 

po. tenoch

Gloss Normalization: 

Pedro Tenoch

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

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

nombres de hombres, nombres honoríficos, nombres de personas famosas, nopales, cactos, tunas

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

Tenoch (nombre de un fundador de Tenochtitlan)

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 658v, World Digital Library, https://www.loc.gov/resource/gdcwdl.wdl_15282/?sp=397&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: 
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