Tomiyauh (MH619r)

Tomiyauh (MH619r)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the of the simplex glyph for the personal name Tomiyauh ("Our Maize Tassel Flower") doubles as the element miyauhtli (see link below). This maize tassel flower leans toward the viewer's right and consists of at least eight segments. The possessive pronoun, To-, is not expressed visually.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 

anā tomiauh

Gloss Normalization: 

Ana Tomiyauh

Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

Semantic Categories: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood


maize flowers, maíz, flores, posessión

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

Nuestra Flor de Maíz

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 619r, 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: