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

-ch'am-CH'AM Hieroglyph - Drawing © John Montgomery  

Meaning(s):  vt.  take, grab, receive  /  tener, tomar, recibir    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CH'AM
  (2)  CH'AM-ma
  (3)  ch'a-CH'AM

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  670
  (2)  670-74
  (3)  93-670

Narrow Transcription(s):  -ch'am- Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
-ch'am- Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  

Linguistic Reconstruction(s):  Proto-Mayan*k'amBrown and Wichmann  2004
Proto-Mayan*k'amKaufman and Norman  1984
Proto-Cholan*chämKaufman and Norman 1984  
See Also:
uch'amaw he/she grasps(ed)it

Last Updated:21-Jun-2005

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