Xical (MH765r)

Xical (MH765r)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the simplex glyph for the personal name Xical ("Cup") is attested here as a man's name. The glyph shows what is probably a gourd cup (xicalli) with a base. The base is white with thick black lines on both the left and right sides.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 

anto xical

Gloss Normalization: 

Antonio Xical

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: 

cups, tazas, tazón, tazones, jícaras, vasos

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

xical(li), a cup, jar, gourd vessel, https://nahuatl.wired-humanities.org/content/xicalli

Glyph/Icon Name, Spanish Translation: 

Jícara, or Taza

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 765r, World Digital Library, https://www.loc.gov/resource/gdcwdl.wdl_15282/?sp=608&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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