Xochichimal (MH641r)

Xochichimal (MH641r)
Compound Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the compound glyph for the personal name Xochichimal ("Flower Shield," attested here as a man's name), shows two large concentric circles. In the middle is a quincunx shaped flower with four petals and a small circle at the center.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Added Analysis: 

The gloss uses "s" where "x" is expected. This particular author in the manuscript has done this several times.

Added Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 

sochi chimal

Gloss Normalization: 

Xochichimal

Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 

1560

Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

Semantic Categories: 
Syntax: 
Writing Features: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

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Parts (compounds or simplex + notation): 
Reading Order (Compounds or Simplex + Notation): 
Keywords: 

flowers, shields, flores, escudos, rodelas, chimalli

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

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 641r, World Digital Library, https://www.loc.gov/resource/gdcwdl.wdl_15282/?sp=364st=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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