Texochimati (MH525v)

Texochimati (MH525v)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the simplex glyph for the personal name Texochimati (“He Knows Someone's Flowers,” attested here as a man’s name) shows a frontal view of a quincunx-shaped flower with a small circle at the center and four petals.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Added Analysis: 

The mati (to know) part of this name suggests that a special type of knowledge or wisdom could come into play in the translation of this name.

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Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huexotzinco, Matrícula de (MH)

Semantic Categories: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood


plantas, flores, verbos, gente, quincunxes

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

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 525v, World Digital Library, https://www.loc.gov/resource/gdcwdl.wdl_15282/?sp=130&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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