Xinach (MH744v)

Xinach (MH744v)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-liine drawing of the simplex glyph for the personal name Xinach (“Seeds”), which is attested here as pertaining to a man. The glyph consists of about a dozen small circles, not filled in, just left natural inside.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Added Analysis: 

Another Xinach glyph in this collection shows maize kernels still on a cob. When the kernels are off the cob, that is when they seem to be called tlaolli. See below.

Added Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

Semantic Categories: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

Shapes and Perspectives: 

semillas, nombres de hombres

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


Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 744v, 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).

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