tentli (MH498r)

tentli (MH498r)
Element from a Compound

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of tentli (lips) is an element that has been carved from the compound, Yaoten. The visual is an open mouth with teeth. The lips are not especially notable, but they do appear around the teeth. The mouth is squared off at the back. The teeth are rectangular.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla, Mexico

Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

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

ten(tli), the lip(s), the mouth, https://nahuatl.wired-humanities.org/content/tentli

Glyph/Icon Name, Spanish Translation: 

los labios

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 498r, World Digital Library, https://www.loc.gov/resource/gdcwdl.wdl_15282/?sp=75&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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