Teyahualcatl (MH775r)

Teyahualcatl (MH775r)
Compound Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the compound glyph for the personal name or ethnicity, Teyahualcatl (someone from Teyahualco), is attested here as a man's name. The compound includes a stone (tetl), which provides the start to the name. The stone has curly edges and it is half light and half dark. In the middle of the stone is a circle (yahualli), providing the middle part of the name or ethnicity. The final -catl (affiliation suffix) is not shown visually.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 

juā teyahualcatl

Gloss Normalization: 

Juan Teyahualcatl

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): 

círculos, redondo, piedras, afiliación, etnicidades, nombres de hombres

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

te(tl), stone or rock, https://nahuatl.wired-humanities.org/content/tetl
yahual(li), something round or a base for a jug or pot, https://nahuatl.wired-humanities.org/content/yahualli
-catl, a suffix that signifies affiliation, https://nahuatl.wired-humanities.org/content/catl

Glyph/Icon Name, Spanish Translation: 

(persona de Teyahualco)

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 775r, World Digital Library, https://www.loc.gov/resource/gdcwdl.wdl_15282/?sp=624&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: