Yaxchilán, Lintel 24 - K2887 ©Justin Kerr - Click to view high resolution MAYA HIEROGLYPH DICTIONARY
Peter Mathews and Péter Bíró
Drawings by John Montgomery

akAK Hieroglyph - Drawing © John Montgomery  

Meaning(s):  n.  turtle  /  tortuga    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  AK
  (2)  AK-ka
  (3)  a-ka

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  743
  (2)  743-25
  (3)  228-25

Narrow Transcription(s):  a[h]k Lacadena and Wichmann  2004

Linguistic Reconstruction(s):  Proto-Mayan*ahqBrown and Wichmann  2004
Proto-Ch'olan*ahkKaufman and Norman  1984
See Also:
aku'l turtle-place, turtle-like

Last Updated:26-Oct-2005

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