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

chanCHAN Hieroglyph - Drawing © John Montgomery  

Meaning(s):  n.  snake  /  serpiente    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAN
  (2)  CHAN-na

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  764
  (2)  764-23

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

Linguistic Reconstruction(s):  Proto-Mayan*kaahnBrown and Norman  2004
Proto-Mayan*kaanKaufman and Norman  1984
Proto-Cholan*chanKaufman and Norman 1984  

Last Updated:22-Jun-2005

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