Tocihuitl (MH775v)

Tocihuitl (MH775v)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the simplex glyph for the personal name Tocihuitl ("Ritual Feather") is attested here as a man's name. It shows two horizontal feathers, with the tops of the feathers on the viewer's right. The tips of the calamus merge together on the left. Downy barbs are visible.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 

anlosun . tocihuitl

Gloss Normalization: 

Alonso Tocihuitl

Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

Semantic Categories: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

Shapes and Perspectives: 

plumas amarillas, rituales, nombres de hombres

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

tocihui(tl), a ritual feather from the toztli bird,

Glyph/Icon Name, Spanish Translation: 

Pluma Ritual (del pájaro _toztli_)

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 775v, World Digital Library,

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: