Yaxchilán, Lintel 24 - K2887 ©Justin Kerr - Click to view high resolution MAYA HIEROGLYPH DICTIONARY
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chacha Hieroglyph  
 (1)                    

Meaning(s):  syl.  syllabic sign  /  signo sillábico    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  cha

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  135/668/(520-299)


Last Updated:20-Sep-2005

chab'
 

Meaning(s):  n.  bee, beehive, honey  /  abeja, colmena, miel    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  cha-b'i

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  (520-299)-585

Narrow Transcription(s):  chaab' Houston, Stuart and Roberston 1998  
chaab' Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Mayan*kaab'Kaufman and Norman  1984
Proto-Cholan*chab'Kaufman and Norman 1984  

Last Updated:20-Sep-2005

chab'
 

Meaning(s):  n.  anteater  

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  cha-b'i



Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chach
 

Meaning(s):  n.  basket  /  cesta    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  cha-chi

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  668-671

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


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chahuk
 

Meaning(s):  n.  thunder  /  relampago    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  cha-hu-ku

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  135-740-528

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

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Cholan*chahukKaufman and Norman  1984
Proto-Mayan*kahoqKaufman and Norman  1984

Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

Chahuk Nah
 

Meaning(s):  n.  Chahuk Nah (proper name of building)  /  Chahuk Nah (nombre de edificio)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  cha-hu-ku-NAH

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  135-740-528-4

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


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

Chak
 

Meaning(s):  n.  Chak (Rain God)  /  Chak (Dios de la Lluvia)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAK
  (2)  CHAK-ki
  (3)  cha-ki

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  1030
  (2)  1030-102
  (3)  668-102

Narrow Transcription(s):  chaak Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
chaa[h]k Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chak-CHAK Hieroglyph  
 (1)                    

Meaning(s):  vp.  tie up  /  colgar    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAK

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  109

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


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chakCHAK Hieroglyph  
 (1)       

Meaning(s):  adj.  red, great, big  /  rojo, grande    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAK

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  109

Narrow Transcription(s):  chak Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1990  
chak Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Mayan*kaqBrown and Wichmann  2004
Proto-Mayan*kaqKaufman and Norman  1984
Proto-Cholan*chäkKaufman and Norman 1984  

Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chak
 

Meaning(s):  n.  rain  /  lluvia    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  cha-ki

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  668-102

Narrow Transcription(s):  chaak Houston, Stuart and Roberston 1998  
chaa[h]k Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chak b'alam
 

Meaning(s):  n.  puma  /  puma    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAK-B'ALAM-ma

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  109-751-nn

Narrow Transcription(s):  chak b'alam Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
chak b'a[h]lam Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

Chak Chel
 

Meaning(s):  n.  Chak Chel (name of a goddess)  /  Chak Chel (nombre de una diosa)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAK-che-le

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  109-148-188

Narrow Transcription(s):  Chak Chel Housotn, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
Chak Chel Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

Chak Ek'CHAK-EK' Hieroglyph  
 (1)              

Meaning(s):  n.  Venus  /  Venus    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAK-EK'

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  109-510

Narrow Transcription(s):  Chak Ek' Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
Chak Ek' Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

Chak Ha'
 

Meaning(s):  n.  Chak Ha' (Petexbatun area toponym)  /  Chak Ha' (topónimo del área de Petexbatun)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAK-HA'
  (2)  CHAK-HA'-a

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  109-556
  (2)  109-556-228

Narrow Transcription(s):  Chak Ha' Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
Chak Ha' Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chak ha'l

Meaning(s):  nc.  read rain?  /  lluvia roja?    


Thompson Number(s):  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

Chak Sihom?
 

Meaning(s):  n.  12th Classic Maya month  /  12o mes del Periodo Clásico    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAK-SIHOM?-ma

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  108-528-nn

Narrow Transcription(s):  Chak Sihoom? Housotn, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
Chak Siho'm? Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chakal
 

Meaning(s):  adj.  reddish, ruddy  /  rojizo    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAK-la

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  109-178

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


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chakalte'
 

Meaning(s):  n.  chicozapote  /  chicozapote    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAK-la-TE'
  (2)  CHAK-TE'-e

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  109-178-87
  (2)  109-87-542

Narrow Transcription(s):  chakalte' Housotn, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
chakalte' Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chakatCHAK-AT Hieroglyph  
 (1)               

Meaning(s):  n.  3rd Classic Maya Month  /  3o mes del Periodo Clásico    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAK-AT
  (2)  CHAK-AT-ta
  (3)  CHAK-a-ta

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  109-552
  (2)  109-552-113
  (3)  109-228-113

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


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chakatan
 

Meaning(s):  n.  3rd Classic Maya Month  /  3o mes del periodo Clásico    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAK-AT-na

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  109-552-23

Narrow Transcription(s):  chakatan Biro (after Lacadena and Wichmann 2000)  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chakch'ok
 

Meaning(s):  n.  infant, youth, youngster  /  infante, joven, jovencito    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAK-ch'o-ko

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  109-287-110

Narrow Transcription(s):  chak ch'ok Houston, Stuart and Robertson 2004  
chak ch'ok Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chakch'ok ixik
 

Meaning(s):  n.  girl, youn girl  /  niña, doncella    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAK-ch'o-ko-'IXIK

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  109-287-110-1000

Narrow Transcription(s):  chak ch'ok ixik Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
chak ch'ok ixik Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chakjal

Meaning(s):  nd.  become red  /  volver rojo    


Thompson Number(s):  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chaklib'
 

Meaning(s):  nd.  tied-up thing, panel  /  cosa colgada, tablero    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAK-li-b'i

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  109-24-585

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


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chakte'
 

Meaning(s):  n.  cedar  

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAK-TE'-e

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  109-87-542


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chalam
 

Meaning(s):  n.  jawbone  /  mandíbula    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  cha-la-ma

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  668-178-74

Narrow Transcription(s):  chalam Stuart 2005  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

cham-CHAM Hieroglyph  CHAM-mi Hieroglyph  
 (1)                   (2)            

Meaning(s):  vi.  die  /  morir    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAM
  (2)  CHAM-mi

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  1046
  (2)  1046-173

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

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Mayan*kamBrown and Wichmann  2004
Proto-Mayan*kamKaufman and Norman  1984
Proto-Cholan*chämKaufman and Norman 1984  

Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chamay
 

Meaning(s):  mp.  got died  /  morirse    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAM-yi

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  1046-125

Narrow Transcription(s):  #cham[aa]y Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  
chamay Stuart 2005  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chamVl
 

Meaning(s):  nd.  death  /  muerte    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAM-la

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  nn-178


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chancha-nu Hieroglyph  
 (4)              

Meaning(s):  vt.  watch over (alternativerly: own, master)  /  mirar, ver (alternativamente: tener)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  #NAME?
  (2)  cha-CHAN
  (3)  cha-CHAN-nu
  (4)  cha-nu

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  561-592
  (2)  135-561
  (3)  135-561-592
  (4)  135-592

Narrow Transcription(s):  cha'n, chan Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chanCHAN Hieroglyph  CHAN-na Hieroglyph  
 (1)                    (2)                   

Meaning(s):  n.  sky  /  cielo    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAN
  (2)  CHAN-na
  (3)  cha-CHAN
  (4)  cha-na

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  561
  (2)  561-23
  (3)  135-561
  (4)  135-23

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

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Mayan*kaa'ngBrown and Wichmann  2004
Proto-Mayan*ka?ngKaufman and Norman  1984
Proto-Cholan*chanKaufman and Norman 1984  

Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chanCHAN Hieroglyph  
 (1)                  

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:  Proto-Mayan*kaahnBrown and Norman  2004
Proto-Mayan*kaanKaufman and Norman  1984
Proto-Cholan*chanKaufman and Norman 1984  

Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chanCHAN Hieroglyph  
 (1)    

Meaning(s):  num.  four  /  cuatro    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAN


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

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Cholan*chänKaufman and Norman  1984
Proto-Mayan*kaang-ib'Kaufman and Norman  1984

Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

Chan Witik
 

Meaning(s):  n.  Chan Witik (Copan toponym)  /  Chan Witik (topónimo de Copan)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAN-wi-ti-ki

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  IV-117-59-102

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


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chanal
 

Meaning(s):  adj.  celestial  /  celestial    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAN-la

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  561-178

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


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chanlajun
 

Meaning(s):  num.  fourteen  /  quatorze    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAN-[LAJUN]

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  IV-X

Narrow Transcription(s):  chanlaju'n Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  
chanlajuun Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Cholan*chänläjunKaufman and Norman  1984
Proto-Mayan*kaang-ib' laajuungKaufman and Norman  1984

Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

Chante' Ajaw
 

Meaning(s):  n.  Chante' Ajaw (name of Copan patron god)  /  Chante' Ajaw (nombre del dios tutelar de Copan)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAN-TE'-AJAW

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  IV-87-168

Narrow Transcription(s):  Chante' Ajaw Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
Chante' Ajaw Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

Chante' Sutz'
 

Meaning(s):  n.  Chante' Sutz' (proper name of building at Yaxchilan)  /  Chante' Sutz' (nombre de un edificio de Yaxchilan)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAN-TE'-SUTZ'

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  IV-87-756

Narrow Transcription(s):  Chante' Suutz' Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
Chante' Suutz' Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chapat
 

Meaning(s):  n.  centipede  /  ciempiés    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAPAT-tu
  (2)  cha-pa-tu
  (3)  cha-CHAPAT-ti
  (4)  cha-pa-ta

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  nn-89
  (2)  (520-299)-586-89
  (3)  135-nn-59
  (4)  (520-299)-586-113

Narrow Transcription(s):  chapa[h]t Lacadena and Wichmann  2004
chapa'[h]t (from CHAPAT-tu, cha-pa-tu) Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  
chapaa[h]t Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chapat chan
 

Meaning(s):  nc.  snake-centipede  /  serpiente-ciempiés    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHAPAT-CHAN
  (2)  CHAPAT-tu-CHAN

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  nn-561
  (2)  nn-89-561

Narrow Transcription(s):  chapa'[h]t chan Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chayCHAY Hieroglyph  
 (1)                       

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:  Proto-Mayan*kyarBrown and Wichmann  2004
Proto-Mayan*karKaufman and Norman  1984
Proto-Cholan*chäyKaufman and Norman 1984  

Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

cha'?CHA' Hieroglyph  
 (1)    

Meaning(s):  num.  two  /  dos    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHA'


Narrow Transcription(s):  cha'? Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
cha'? Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Mayan*kaa'b'Brown and Wichmann  2004
Proto-Mayan*ka?-ib'Kaufman and Norman  1984
Proto-Cholan*cha?Kaufman and Norman 1984  

Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

cha'?
 

Meaning(s):  adv.  again, a second time  /  de nuevo, segunda vez    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHA'


Narrow Transcription(s):  cha'? Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
cha'? Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

cha'b'ij
 

Meaning(s):  adv.  day after tomorrow  /  pasado manana, por segunda vez    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHA'-b'i-ji

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  2-585-88

Narrow Transcription(s):  cha'b'ij #Houston, Stuart, and Robertson 1998  

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Cholan*chab'-ijKaufman and Norman  1984
Proto-Mayan*ka?b'-eejKaufman and Norman  1984

Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

che
 

Meaning(s):  adv.  thus  /  asi    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  che

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  145


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

cheche Hieroglyph  
 (1)          

Meaning(s):  syl.  syllabic sign  /  signo sillábico    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  che

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  148


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chel-
 

Meaning(s):  adj.  high  /  montado    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  che-le

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  148-188

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


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chelet
 

Meaning(s):  adv.  place on  /  montado    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  che-le-te

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  148-188-518c

Narrow Transcription(s):  chele[h]t or che[']le[h]t Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

che'-
 

Meaning(s):  vi.  say  /  decir    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  che-e
  (2)  che-he-

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  148-542
  (2)  148-574

Narrow Transcription(s):  che' Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
che' Laacdena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

che'
 

Meaning(s):  n.  tree  /  árbol    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  che-e

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  148-542

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


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

che'b'che-b'u Hieroglyph  
 (1)                       

Meaning(s):  n.  quill, (paint) brush  /  pluma, cepillo    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  che-b'u
  (2)  che-e-b'u

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  148-21
  (2)  148-542/741a-21

Narrow Transcription(s):  che[h]b', che'eeb' Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
che'e[h]b' Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

che'nche-e-na Hieroglyph  che-he-na Hieroglyph  
 (1)                       (3)                       

Meaning(s):  part.  so, so it says (alternative: I say/said)  /  asi, asi se dicen (alternativamente: yo digo/dije)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  che-e-na
  (2)  che-na
  (3)  che-he-na

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  148-542/741a-23
  (2)  148-23
  (3)  148-574-23

Narrow Transcription(s):  cheen, cheheen Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
che'en, chehe'n Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chichi Hieroglyph  
 (1)                  

Meaning(s):  syl.  syllabic sign  /  signo sillábico    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  chi

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  671


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chichchi-chi Hieroglyph  
 (1)                  

Meaning(s):  n.  word, prophecy, reason  /  papabra, profecía, razón    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  chi-chi

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  671-671

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


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chihchi Hieroglyph  
 (1)                  

Meaning(s):  n.  pulque  /  pulque    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  chi

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  671

Narrow Transcription(s):  chih Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Cholan*chihKaufman and Norman  1984
Proto-Mayan*kiihKaufman and Norman  1984

Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chijchi Hieroglyph  
 (2)                  

Meaning(s):  n.  deer  /  ciervo    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  chi-ji
  (2)  chi
  (3)  CHIJ-ji

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  671-88/136
  (2)  671
  (3)  766-136

Narrow Transcription(s):  chij Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Mayan*kehjBrown and Wichmann  2004
Proto-Mayan*kehjKaufman and Norman  1984
Proto-Cholan*chijKaufman and Norman 1984  

Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chijlam
 

Meaning(s):  n.  translator  /  intérprete    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  chi-ji-la-ma

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  671-136-534-74

Narrow Transcription(s):  chijlam Houston, Stuart and Wichmann 2004  
chijlam Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chik
 

Meaning(s):  n.  coatimundi  /  coati    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  chi-ku

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  671-528

Narrow Transcription(s):  chi[h]k Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
chi'[i]k Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chikaj
 

Meaning(s):  n.  [species of tree]  /  [un tipo de árbol]    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  chi-ka-ja

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  671-25-181

Narrow Transcription(s):  #chikaj Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

Chikin
 

Meaning(s):  n.  6th Classic Maya month  /  6o mes del Periodo Clásico    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHIK-ni
  (2)  CHIK-ki-ni

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  758b-116
  (2)  758b-102-116

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


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chikin
 

Meaning(s):  n.  ear  /  oreja    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  chi-ki

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  671-102

Narrow Transcription(s):  chiki[n] Lacadena n.d.  

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Mayan*xikinBrown and Wichmann  2004
Proto-Mayan*xikinKaufman and Norman  1984
Proto-Cholan*chikinKaufman and Norman 1984  

Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chik'in
 

Meaning(s):  n.  west  /  oeste    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  chi-K'IN-ni
  (2)  chi-K'IN

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  671-544-116
  (2)  671-544

Narrow Transcription(s):  chik'in Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
chik'in Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chilam
 

Meaning(s):  n.  spokesman  /  portavoz    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  chi-la-ma

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  671-534-nn

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


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chit
 

Meaning(s):  n.  father, patron  /  padre, patrón    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHIT-ta
  (2)  CHIT-ti
  (3)  chi-ti

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  759-113
  (2)  nn-59
  (3)  671-59

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


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chitam
 

Meaning(s):  n.  peccary  /  javelín    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHITAM
  (2)  CHITAM-ma

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  754
  (2)  754-nn

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

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Cholan*chitamKaufman and Norman 1984  

Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chitin

Meaning(s):  nd.  sweatbath  /  temazcal    


Thompson Number(s):  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chiwoj
 

Meaning(s):  n.  tarantula  /  tarántula    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  chi-wo-jo
  (2)  chi-wo

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  671-67-607
  (2)  671-67

Narrow Transcription(s):  chiwo'j Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chocho Hieroglyph  
 (1)                    

Meaning(s):  syl.  syllabic sign  /  signo sillábico    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  cho

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  590


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chok-
 

Meaning(s):  vt.  throw, scatter  /  esparcir    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  -CHOK-
  (2)  -CHOK-ko-
  (3)  -CHOK-ka-
  (4)  -cho-ka-
  (5)  -cho-ko-

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  710
  (2)  710-110
  (3)  710-25
  (4)  590-25
  (5)  590-110

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

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Cholan*chokKaufman and Norman 1984  

Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

choknom
 

Meaning(s):  nd.  scatterer  /  esparcidor    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHOK-no-ma

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  170-(595-134)-74

Narrow Transcription(s):  #chokno'm Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chokwa
 

Meaning(s):  ap.  it got scattered  /  se lo esparció    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHOK-wa

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  710-130

Narrow Transcription(s):  #choko'w Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  
chokwa Carrasco, Hull and Wald n.d.  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chuchu- Hieroglyph  
 (1)                  

Meaning(s):  syl.  syllabic sign  /  signo sillábico    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  chu-

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  (515-87)

Narrow Transcription(s):  chu- Houston, Robertson, Stuart  2004?
chu- Lacadena and Wichmann  2004


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chuch
 

Meaning(s):  n.  loom, cloth  /  tela, ropa    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  chu-chu

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  [517+87]-[517+87]

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


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chukaj
 

Meaning(s):  pa.  he/she is/was captured  /  el/ella es/fue capturado(a)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  chu-ka-ja
  (2)  chu-ku-ja

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  (517-87)-25-181
  (2)  (517-87)-[528]-181

Narrow Transcription(s):  #chu[h]kaj Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chukjiy
 

Meaning(s):  pa.  he/she is/was already captured  /  el/ella ya es/fue capturado(a)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  chu-ku-ji-ya

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  (517-87)-[528]-136-125

Narrow Transcription(s):  #chukjiiy Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chuluk

Meaning(s):  n.  lizard  /  lagarto    


Thompson Number(s):  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chum-CHUM- Hieroglyph  CHUM-mu- Hieroglyph  
 (1)                   (2)                   

Meaning(s):  vp.  be seated  /  estar sentado    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHUM-
  (2)  CHUM-mu-

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  644
  (2)  644[19v.]

Narrow Transcription(s):  chum- Houston, Robertson, Stuart  2004?
chum- Lacadena and Wichmann  2004

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Cholan*chumKaufman and Norman 1984  

Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chum tunCHUM-TUN-ni Hieroglyph  CHUM-mu-TUN-ni Hieroglyph  
 (2)                 (3)                        

Meaning(s):  n.  tun seating  /  asiento de tun    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHUM-TUN
  (2)  CHUM-TUN-ni
  (3)  CHUM-mu-TUN-ni

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  644-528
  (2)  644-528-116
  (3)  644-[19v]-528-116

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


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chumjiy
 

Meaning(s):  vp.  he/she is/was seated  /  el/ella es/fue sentado(a)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHUM-ji-ya
  (2)  CHUM-mu-ji-ya

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  644-136-125
  (2)  644-[19v]-136-125

Narrow Transcription(s):  chu[h]mjiiy Zender  2004
chumjiiy Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chumlaj
 

Meaning(s):  vp.  he/she is/was seated  /  el/ella es/fue sentado(a)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHUM-la-ja
  (2)  CHUM-mu-la-ja

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  644-178-181
  (2)  644-[19v]-178-181

Narrow Transcription(s):  chumlaj Lacadena and Wichmann  2004
chumlaj Houston, Stuart and Roberston 1998  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chumlajiyCHUM-la-ji-ya Hieroglyph  CHUM-mu-la-ji-ya Hieroglyph  
 (1)                        (2)                       

Meaning(s):  vp.  he/she was already seated  /  el/ella ya fue senatdo(a)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHUM-la-ji-ya
  (2)  CHUM-mu-la-ji-ya

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  644-178-88/136-125
  (2)  644[19]-178-88/136-125

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


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chumtal
 

Meaning(s):  nd.  sitting  /  sesión    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHUM-mu-ta-li

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  644-[19v]-565-82

Narrow Transcription(s):  #chumtaal Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Cholan*chumtälKaufman and Norman 1984  

Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chumub'
 

Meaning(s):  n.  seat  /  asiento    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHUM-mu-b'i

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  644-[19v]-585

Narrow Transcription(s):  chumuub' Lacadena and Wichmann  2004
chumib' Houston, Stuart andRobertson  1998


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chumulCHUM-mu-li Hieroglyph  
 (2)                        

Meaning(s):  n.  be seated  /  asentarse    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHUM-li
  (2)  CHUM-mu-li

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  644-82
  (2)  644-[19v]-82

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


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chumwan
 

Meaning(s):  vp.  he/she was seated  /  el/ella fue sentado(a)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHUM-wa-ni
  (2)  CHUM-mu-wa-ni

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  644-130-116
  (2)  644-[19v]-130-116

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


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chumwaniyCHUM-mu-wa-ni-ya Hieroglyph  
 (2)                        

Meaning(s):  vp.  he/she was already seated  /  el/ella ya fue sentado(a)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHUM-wa-ni-ya
  (2)  CHUM-mu-wa-ni-ya

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  644-130-116-125
  (2)  644-[19v]-130-116-125

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


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chumwi
 

Meaning(s):  ap.  it got seated  /  se lo sentó    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHUM-wi
  (2)  CHUM-mu-wi

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  644-117
  (2)  644[19]-117

Narrow Transcription(s):  chumu'w Lacadena and Wichmann  2004
chumwi Carrasco, Hull and Wald n.d.  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

chuwen
 

Meaning(s):  n.  artist?  /  artista?    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CHUWEN
  (2)  CHUWEN-na
  (3)  CHUWEN-ne

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  nn
  (2)  nn-23
  (3)  nn-120

Narrow Transcription(s):  chuwe'n, chuwen Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  
chuween, chuwen Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

ch'ach'a Hieroglyph  
 (1)                  

Meaning(s):  syl.  syllabic sign  /  signo sillábico    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ch'a

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  93


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

-ch'ab'-
 

Meaning(s):  vt.  fast  /  ayunar    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  -ch'a-b'a-

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  93-501

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


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

ch'ab'CH'AB' Hieroglyph  
 (1)                   

Meaning(s):  n.  fasting  /  ayuno    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CH'AB'
  (2)  ch'a-CH'AB'
  (3)  CH'AB'-b'a
  (4)  ch'a-b'a

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  712
  (2)  93-712
  (3)  712-501
  (4)  93-501

Narrow Transcription(s):  ch'ab' Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
ch'a[h]b' Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Mayan*k'ajb'Brown and Wichmann  2004
Proto-Mayan*k'ajb'Kaufman and Norman  1984
Proto-Cholan*ch'ahb'Kaufman and Norman 1984  

Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

ch'ah
 

Meaning(s):  adj.  bitter  /  agrio    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ch'a-ha

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  93-(60-1042)

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

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Mayan* k'ahBrown and Wichmann  2004
Proto-Mayan*k'ahKaufman and Norman  1984
Proto-Cholan*ch'ahKaufman and Norman 1984  

Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

ch'ahom
 

Meaning(s):  nd.  one who incense  /  alguien que incensa    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ch'a-ho-ma
  (2)  ch'a-jo-ma

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  93-672-74
  (2)  93-589-42

Narrow Transcription(s):  ch'ahoom Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
ch'aho'm Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

ch'aj
 

Meaning(s):  n.  drop, droplet  /  gota    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ch'a-ji
  (2)  ch'a-ja
  (3)  ch'a-ha

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  93-136
  (2)  93-181
  (3)  93-(60-1042)

Narrow Transcription(s):  ch'aaj, ch'aj, ch'ah Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
ch'aaj, ch'aj, ch'ah Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

ch'aj
 

Meaning(s):  n.  roasted maize flour  /  pinole    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ch'a-ja

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  93-181

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

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Mayan*k'ajBrown and Wichmann  2004
Proto-Mayan*k'ajKaufman and Norman  1984
Proto-Cholan*chäjKaufman and Norman 1984  

Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

ch'aja[l]te'
 

Meaning(s):  n.  [a kind of incense]  /  [un tipo de incienso]    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ch'a-ja-TE'

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  93-181-87

Narrow Transcription(s):  ch'aja[l]te' Grube 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

ch'amwa/wi
 

Meaning(s):  ap.  it got grasped  /  se lo agarró    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CH'AM-wa
  (2)  CH'AM-wi

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  670-130
  (2)  670-117

Narrow Transcription(s):  #ch'amaw/ch'amaaw Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  
ch'amwa/ch'amwi Carrasco, Hull and Wald n.d.  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

ch'atch'a-ti Hieroglyph  
 (1)               

Meaning(s):  n.  dwarf, hunchback  /  enano    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ch'a-ti
  (2)  ch'a-ta

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  93-59
  (2)  93-103

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


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

ch'enCH'EN Hieroglyph  CH'EN-na Hieroglyph  
 (1)                      (2)                     

Meaning(s):  n.  cave, well  /  cueva, pozo    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CH'EN
  (2)  CH'EN-na
  (3)  CH'EN-ni
  (4)  CH'EN-ne

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  571/598/599
  (2)  571/598/599-23
  (3)  599-116
  (4)  599-120

Narrow Transcription(s):  ch'een, ch'en Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
ch'e'n, ch'een, ch'en Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Mayank'ee'nBrown and Wichmann  2004
Proto-Mayan*k'e?nKaufman and Norman  1984
Proto-Cholan*ch'enKaufman and Norman 1984  

Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

ch'och'o Hieroglyph  
 (1)                    

Meaning(s):  n.  rat  /  rata    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ch'o

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  287

Narrow Transcription(s):  ch'o[h] David Stuart 2004  

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Cholan*ch'ohokKaufman and Norman  1984
Proto-Mayan*ch'o?hKaufman and Norman  1984

Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

ch'och'o Hieroglyph  
 (1)                    

Meaning(s):  syl.  syllabic sign  /  signo sillábico    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ch'o

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  287


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

ch'okCH'OK Hieroglyph  CH'OK-ko Hieroglyph  
 (2)                   (3)                     

Meaning(s):  adj.  unripe, young  /  tierno, menor en edad    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ch'o-ko
  (2)  CH'OK
  (3)  CH'OK-ko

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  287-110
  (2)  758
  (3)  758-110

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

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Cholan*ch'okKaufman and Norman 1984  

Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

ch'ok
 

Meaning(s):  n.  title which designates heirs to the throne (not exclusively)  /  título que designa herederos al trono (no en todos casos)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CH'OK-ko
  (2)  ch'o-ko

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  758-110
  (2)  287-110

Narrow Transcription(s):  ch'ok Houston, Stuart an dRobertson 1998  
ch'ok Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005

ch'oklel
 

Meaning(s):  nd.  'youth-hood'  /  'joventud'    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  CH'OK-ko-le-le
  (2)  CH'OK-ko-le

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  758-110-188-188
  (2)  758-110-188

Narrow Transcription(s):  ch'oklel Houston, Stuart and Roberston 1998  
ch'oklel Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Mar-2005