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

yaxYAX Hieroglyph - Drawing © John Montgomery  

Meaning(s):  adj.  green/blue, first, precious, sacred  /  azul/verde, primero(a), perecioso(a), sagrado(a)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  YAX
  (2)  ya-YAX
  (3)  ya-xa

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  16
  (2)  125-16
  (3)  125-114

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

Linguistic Reconstruction(s):  Proto-Mayan*ra'xBrown and Wichmann 2004  
Proto-Mayan*ra?xKaufman and Norman 1984  
Proto-Cholan*yäxKaufman and Norman 1984  
See Also:
yayax very green/blue

Last Updated:30-Aug-2005

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