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

chayCHAY Hieroglyph - Drawing ©   

Meaning(s):  n.  fish  /  pescado    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAY
  (2)  cha-ya

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  738
  (2)  (520-299)-126

Narrow Transcription(s):  chay Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
chay Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  

Linguistic Reconstruction(s):  Proto-Mayan*kyarBrown and Wichmann  2004
Proto-Mayan*karKaufman and Norman  1984
Proto-Cholan*chäyKaufman and Norman 1984  

Last Updated:22-Jun-2005

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