Xaya (MH490r)

Xaya (MH490r)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This line drawing of a symplex glyph for the name Xaya shows a human face (xayacatl). The name is apocopated in the gloss, dropping the -catl of xayacatl. The -catl suffix is not shown visually, either. The face is shown in profile, looking to the viewer's right. The mouth is slightly open, and the eye is open.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 

pedro xaya

Gloss Normalization: 

Pedro Xaya

Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzinco, Puebla

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

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 490r, World Digital Library. https://www.loc.gov/resource/gdcwdl.wdl_15282/?sp=59&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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