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


Meaning(s):  n.  fox  /  zorro(a)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  AJ-ch'a-ma

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  12-93-142

Narrow Transcription(s):  ajchama[k] Mathews and Zender 1999:105  

Comments:The only attested syllabic spelling of this word (Palenque 'War Panel' K1) is not spelled with the final -k. There is a possible example of this word at Tikal (Marcador H3) with a ch'a- prefix (but no AJ!) followed by an animal head which is possibly the Early Classic logogram CH'AMAK.

See Also:
aj derives nouns denoting an agent , he/she who is ...

Last Updated:26-Oct-2005

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