Tzacualcatl (MH619r)

Tzacualcatl (MH619r)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the simplex glyph for the personal name or ethnicity Tzacualcatl (from Tzacualco) is attested here as a man's name. The glyph shows a fish. It is unclear how the fish relates to the name.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Date of Manuscript: 

1560

Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

Semantic Categories: 
Syntax: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

Keywords: 

etnicidades, pez, fish

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

tzacual(li), a small pyramid, https://nahuatl.wired-humanities.org/content/tzacualli
Tzacualco, a town name,
Tzacualcatl, a person from Tzacualco
michin, fish, https://nahuatl.wired-humanities.org/content/michin

Glyph/Icon Name, Spanish Translation: 

Persona de Tzacualco (o Zacualco)

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 619r, World Digital Library, https://www.loc.gov/resource/gdcwdl.wdl_15282/?sp=320st=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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