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

ka-ka Hieroglyph  
 (1)        

Meaning(s):  pre.  we, our  /  nosotros/as, nuestro/a    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ka

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  25

Narrow Transcription(s):  ka'- Stuart 2005  
#ka- Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

kaka Hieroglyph  
 (1)                    

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

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ka

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  25/172/738


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

kab'
 

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

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  KAB'-b'i
  (2)  KAB'-b'a

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  526-585
  (2)  526-501

Narrow Transcription(s):  kab\ #kaab'  Stuart 2005
kab\ kaab'  Lacadena and Wichman


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

kab'KAB' Hieroglyph  
 (1)                    

Meaning(s):  n.  bee  /  abeja    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  KAB'

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  526

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


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

kab'KAB' Hieroglyph  
 (1)                    

Meaning(s):  n.  earth  /  tierra    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  KAB'
  (2)  ka-b'a
  (3)  ka-b'i

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  526
  (2)  25-501
  (3)  525-585

Narrow Transcription(s):  kab' Stuart 2005  
#kab' Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Mayan*kaab'Kaufman and Norman (1984)  
Proto-Cholan*kab'Kaufman and Norman (1984)  

Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

-kab'--KAB'- Hieroglyph  
 (1)                    

Meaning(s):  vtd.  make it happen  /  hacer de pasar    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  -KAB'-

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  526

Narrow Transcription(s):  kab' Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
#kab' Lacadena and Wichmann  


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

kab'alKAB' Hieroglyph  
 (1)                    

Meaning(s):  adj.  low  /  terrestre    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  KAB'
  (2)  KAB'-la

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  526
  (2)  526-178

Narrow Transcription(s):  kab'al Stuart 2005  
#kab'al Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

-kach-
 

Meaning(s):  vt.  tie, bundle up  /  atar, envolver    

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

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  25-(520-299)

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

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Cholan*kächKaufman and Norman (1984)  

Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

kach
 

Meaning(s):  n.  knot, tie  /  nudo    

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

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  25-(520-299)

Narrow Transcription(s):  kach Stuart 2005  
#kach Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

kakawka-ka-wa Hieroglyph  ka-wa Hieroglyph  
 (1)                      (2)                          

Meaning(s):  n.  cacao  /  cacao    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ka-ka-wa
  (2)  ka-wa

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  738-25-130
  (2)  738-130

Narrow Transcription(s):  kakaw Stuart 2005  
kakaw Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Cholan*käkäwKaufman and Norman (1984)  

Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

kal tun
 

Meaning(s):  nc.  stone effigy  /  efigie de piedra    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ka-le-TUN

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  25-188-528


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

kalom
 

Meaning(s):  nd.  he/she who ?  /  el/ella quien ?    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  KAL-ma

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  nn-nn

Narrow Transcription(s):  kaloom Houston, Stuart and Roberston 1998  
#kalo'm Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

kalomte'
 

Meaning(s):  n.  kalomte' (title)  /  kalomte' (título)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  KAL-ma-TE'
  (2)  ka-KAL-ma-TE'
  (3)  ka-lo-ma-TE'

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  nn-74-87
  (2)  25-nn-74-87
  (3)  25-580-nn-87

Narrow Transcription(s):  kaloomte' Stuart 2005  
#kalo'mte' Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

kanKAN Hieroglyph  
 (1)                  

Meaning(s):  n.  snake  /  serpiente    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  KAN
  (2)  KAN-na
  (3)  ka-KAN

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  764
  (2)  764-23
  (3)  25-764

Narrow Transcription(s):  kan Stuart 2005  
#kan Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

kan
 

Meaning(s):  num.  four  /  cuatro    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ka-na


Narrow Transcription(s):  kan Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

kanak te'
 

Meaning(s):  n.  kanak te' (title)  /  kanak te' (título)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ka-na-ka-TE'
  (2)  ka-na-ka-TE'-e

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  25-23-25-87
  (2)  25-23-25-87-542

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


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

Kanul
 

Meaning(s):  n.  abundance of serpents; Calakmul Embelm Glyph Main Sign  /  abundancia de serpientes; Signo principal del glifo emblema de Calakmul    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ka-KAN
  (2)  KAN-la

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  25-764
  (2)  764-178

Narrow Transcription(s):  Kanal Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
Kanu[u']l Lacadena and Wichmann n.d.  


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

Kasew
 

Meaning(s):  n.  5th Classic Maya Month  /  5to mes del periodo Clásico    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ka-se?-wa

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  25-520-130

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


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

kayKAY Hieroglyph  
 (1)                    

Meaning(s):  n.  fish  /  pescado    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  KAY
  (2)  ka-ya

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  738
  (2)  738-125

Narrow Transcription(s):  kay Stuart 2005  
#kay Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

kayom
 

Meaning(s):  nd.  fisherman  /  pescador    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ka-yo-ma

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  25-673-74

Narrow Transcription(s):  kayoom Stuart 2005  
#kayo'm Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

kaywak
 

Meaning(s):  n.  jade  /  jade    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ka-ya-wa-ka

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  738-125-130-25

Narrow Transcription(s):  kaywak Stuart 2005  
#kaywak Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

ka'ka' Hieroglyph  
 (2)        

Meaning(s):  num.  two  /  dos    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  KA'
  (2)  ka'

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  II
  (2)  25

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


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

ke
 

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

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ke

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  220c-d/711


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

kej
 

Meaning(s):  n.  deer  /  ciervo    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ke-ji

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  220c-d-136

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


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

kelem
 

Meaning(s):  adj.  strong  /  fuerte    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  KELEM
  (2)  ke-le-ma

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  1028c
  (2)  220c-d-188-74

Narrow Transcription(s):  keleem Houston, Stuart and Roberston 1998  
#kele'm Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Cholan*kelemKaufman and Norman (1984)  

Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

kelem
 

Meaning(s):  n.  young boy  /  joven    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  KELEM
  (2)  ke-le-ma
  (3)  ke-le

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  1028c
  (2)  220c-d-188-74
  (3)  220c-d-188

Narrow Transcription(s):  keleem Stuart 2005  
#kele'm Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

kiki Hieroglyph  
 (1)          

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

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ki

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  94/102/nn


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

Kisin
 

Meaning(s):  n.  Kisin (name of god)  /  Kisin (nombre de dios)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ki-si-ni

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  102-57-116

Narrow Transcription(s):  Kisin Stuart 2005  
Kisin Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

kit
 

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

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ki-ti
  (2)  ki-ta

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  102-59
  (2)  102-113

Narrow Transcription(s):  kit, #kiit Stuart 2005  
kit, kiit Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

kiwi'l
 

Meaning(s):  n.  (species of tree)  /  (especia de arból)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ki-WI'L

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  102-158


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

koko Hieroglyph  
 (1)          

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

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ko

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  110


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

-kob'-
 

Meaning(s):  vt.  procreate  /  procrear    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  -ko-b'o-

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  110-519

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


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

koj
 

Meaning(s):  n.  puma  /  puma    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  KOJ
  (2)  KOJ-ji

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  nn
  (2)  nn-136

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


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

koj-
 

Meaning(s):  vi.  finish?  /  terminar?    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ko-jo-

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  110-607

Narrow Transcription(s):  koj- Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  
koj-Vy Stuart 2005  


Last Updated:29-Jul-2005

kok-
 

Meaning(s):  vi.  hear  /  escuchar    

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


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


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

kok
 

Meaning(s):  n.  trogon, (small) turtle  /  tortugua pequeña    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ko-ko

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  110-110

Narrow Transcription(s):  kok Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  
kok Stuart 2005  

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Cholan*aj kokKaufman and Norman (1984)  

Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

-kok-
 

Meaning(s):  vt.  watch, guard  /  guardar    

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

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  110-110

Narrow Transcription(s):  -ko[h]k- Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  
-kok- Stuart 2005  


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

koknom
 

Meaning(s):  nd.  guardian  /  guardián    

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

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  110-110-(595-134)-74

Narrow Transcription(s):  ko[h]kno'm Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  
koknoom Stuart 2005  


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

kokom
 

Meaning(s):  n.  hearer  /  escuchador    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ko-ko-ma

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  110-110-74

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


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

kololte'
 

Meaning(s):  nc.  arbor  /  cenador    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ko-lo-lo-TE'

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  110-580-580-87

Narrow Transcription(s):  kokolte' Stuart 2005  


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

ko'hawKO'HAW-wa Hieroglyph  ko-ha-wa Hieroglyph  
 (1)                     (2)               

Meaning(s):  n.  helmet, headdress  /  casco, tocado    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  KO'HAW-wa
  (2)  ko-ha-wa
  (3)  ko-o-ha-wa

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  678-130
  (2)  110-(60-1042)-130
  (3)  110-694-(60-1042)-130

Narrow Transcription(s):  ko'haw Stuart 2005  
ko'haw Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

kuku Hieroglyph  
 (1)                    

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

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ku

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  528


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

-kuch-
 

Meaning(s):  vt.  carry  /  cargar    

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

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  528-(517-87)

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

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Mayan*kuchKaufman and Norman (1984)  
Proto-Cholan*kuchKaufman and Norman (1984)  

Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

kuch
 

Meaning(s):  n.  burden, load  /  carga, peso    

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

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  528-(517-87)

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


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

kuhku Hieroglyph  
 (2)                 

Meaning(s):  n.  owl  /  búho    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  KUH
  (2)  ku

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  nn
  (2)  528

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


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

kun
 

Meaning(s):  n.  oven, platform?  /  horno, ¿plataforma?    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ku-nu

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  528-151

Narrow Transcription(s):  kun Stuart 2005  
kun Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

Kusew
 

Meaning(s):  n.  5th Classic Maya Month  /  5to mes del periodo Clásico    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ku-se?-wa

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  528-520-130

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


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

kutz
 

Meaning(s):  n.  (wild) turkey  /  guajolote    

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

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  528-559v

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


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

kuy
 

Meaning(s):  n.  (large) owl  /  búho grande    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  KUY
  (2)  ku-yu

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  nn
  (2)  528-61

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


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

Ku[m]k'u
 

Meaning(s):  n.  18th month (yukatek)  /  18o mes (yukatek)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  ku-k'u

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  528-603/604

Narrow Transcription(s):  Ku[m]k'u Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  
Ku[m]k'u Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'a
 

Meaning(s):  adj.  abundant  /  mucho    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  k'a


Narrow Transcription(s):  #k'a Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'ak'a Hieroglyph  
 (1)                

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

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  k'a

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  669


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'ab'K'AB' Hieroglyph  k'a-b'a Hieroglyph  
 (1)                           (2)                 

Meaning(s):  n.  hand, arm  /  mano    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  K'AB'
  (2)  k'a-b'a

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  nn
  (2)  669-501

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

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Mayan*q'ab'Kaufman and Norman (1984)  
Proto-Cholan*k'äb'Kaufmana nd Norman (1984)  
Proto-Mayan*q'ab'Brown and Wichmann (2004)  

Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'ab'as
 

Meaning(s):  nd.  hand  /  mano    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  K'AB'-si
  (2)  k'a-b'a-si

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  nn-57
  (2)  669[501]-57

Narrow Transcription(s):  k'ab'is Zender 2004b  
#k'ab'aas Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'ab'a'K'AB'A Hieroglyph  
 (1)                  

Meaning(s):  n.  name  /  nombre    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  K'AB'A
  (2)  K'AB'A-a
  (3)  K'AB'A-b'a
  (4)  K'AB'A-b'a-a
  (5)  k'a-b'a-'a

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  187
  (2)  187-228
  (3)  187-501
  (4)  187-501-228
  (5)  669-501-228

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

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Cholan*k'ab'a?Kaufman and Norman (1984)  

Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'ak'k'a-K'AK' Hieroglyph  
 (3)                           

Meaning(s):  n.  fire  /  fuego    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  K'AK'
  (2)  K'AK'-k'a
  (3)  k'a-K'AK'
  (4)  k'a-k'a

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  122/1035
  (2)  1035-669
  (3)  669-122
  (4)  669-669

Narrow Transcription(s):  k'a[h]k' Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  
k'a[h]k' Houston, Sturat and Robertson 1998  

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Mayan*q'ahq'Brwon and Wichmann (2004)  
Proto-Mayan*q'ahq'Kaufman and Norman (1984)  
Proto-Cholan*k'ahkKaufman and Norman (1984)  

Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'ak'al
 

Meaning(s):  adj.  fiery  /  ardiente    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  K'AK'-la

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  122/1035-178

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


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'ak'as
 

Meaning(s):  nd.  fire  /  fuego    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  k'a-k'a-si

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  669-669-57

Narrow Transcription(s):  #k'a[h]k'aas Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  
k'ahk'is Zender 2004b  


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'ak'nab'
 

Meaning(s):  nc.  sea  /  mar    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  K'AK'-NAB'

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  122-(86-522)

Narrow Transcription(s):  k'a[h]k' naa[h]b' #Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Cholan*k'äk'=nahb'Kaufman and Norman (1984)  

Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'alK'AL Hieroglyph  
 (1)                     

Meaning(s):  num.  twenty  /  veinte    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  K'AL
  (2)  K'AL-li

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  683a
  (2)  683a-82

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

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Mayan*k'aalKaufman and Norman (1984)  
Proto-Cholan*k'alKaufman and Norman (1984)  

Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

-k'al-K'AL Hieroglyph  
 (1)                    

Meaning(s):  vt.  bind, wrap, tie on  /  atar, envolver    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  K'AL
  (2)  k'a-la
  (3)  K'AL-la
  (4)  k'a-K'AL

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  713a
  (2)  669-178
  (3)  713-178
  (4)  669-713a

Narrow Transcription(s):  #-k'al- Lacadena and Wichmann 1998  
-k'al- Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Mayan*k'alBrown and Wichmann (2004)  

Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'alk'a-li Hieroglyph  
 (1)                 

Meaning(s):  n.  enclosure, room, quarters  /  recinto, cuarto    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  k'a-li
  (2)  k'a-le

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  669-24
  (2)  669-188

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


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'altunK'AL-TUN-ni Hieroglyph  
 (2)                

Meaning(s):  nc.  stone-binding  /  atadura de piedra    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  K'AL-TUN
  (2)  K'AL-TUN-ni

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  713a-528
  (2)  713a-528-116

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


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'alwa/wi
 

Meaning(s):  ap.  it got wrapped  /  se lo envolvió    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  K'AL-wa
  (2)  K'AL-wi

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  713-130
  (2)  713-117

Narrow Transcription(s):  #k'alaw/k'alaaw Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  
k'alwa/k'alwi Carrasco, Hull and Wald n.d.  


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'anK'AN Hieroglyph  K'AN-na Hieroglyph  
 (1)                      (2)                  

Meaning(s):  adj.  yellow  /  amarillo    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  K'AN
  (2)  K'AN-na

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  281
  (2)  281-23

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

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Mayan*q'anKaufman and Norman (1984)  
Proto-Cholan*k'änKaufman and Norman (1984)  
Proto-Mayan*q'anBrown and Wichmann (2004)  

Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'anK'AN-na Hieroglyph  
 (1)                  

Meaning(s):  adj.  precious, ripe  /  precioso, maduro    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  K'AN-na

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  281-23

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


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'anK'AN-na Hieroglyph  
 (1)                  

Meaning(s):  n.  seat, bench  /  asiento, banco    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  K'AN-na

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  281-23

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


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

K'anasiy
 

Meaning(s):  n.  17th Classic Maya Month  /  17o mes del periodo Clásico    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  K'AN-a-si-ya
  (2)  K'AN-a-si
  (3)  K'AN-a-ya

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  281-743-57-125
  (2)  281-743-57
  (3)  281-743-125

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


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

K'anjal Nah
 

Meaning(s):  n.  K'anjal Nah (proper name of building)  /  K'anjal Nah (nombre propio de edificio)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  K'AN-na-ja-la-NAH

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  281-23-181-178-4

Narrow Transcription(s):  #K'anjal Naah Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  
K'anjal Naah Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

K'anjalawb'u?
 

Meaning(s):  n.  1st Classic Maya Month  /  primero mes del periodo Clásico    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  K'AN-JAL-b'u
  (2)  K'AN-JAL-wa
  (3)  K'AN-JAL-wa-b'u

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  281-153-21
  (2)  281-153-130
  (3)  281-153-130-21


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

K'ank'in
 

Meaning(s):  n.  14th Classic Maya Month  /  14o mes del periodo Clásico    

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

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  281-544
  (2)  281-544-116

Narrow Transcription(s):  #K'ank'iin Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  
K'ank'in Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'antun
 

Meaning(s):  nc.  stone bench, panel  /  banco de piedras, tablero    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  K'AN-na-TUN-ni

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  281-23-528-116

Narrow Transcription(s):  k'a[h]ntuun Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  
k'antuun Houston, Stuart and Robertson 2004  


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

-k'as-
 

Meaning(s):  vt.  break  /  quebrar, partir en dos    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  -k'a-sa-

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  669-630

Narrow Transcription(s):  #-k'as- Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  
-k'as- Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Cholan*käsKaufman and Norman (1984)  

Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'asaj
 

Meaning(s):  pa.  he/she/it is/was broken  /  el/ella, lo es/fue quebrado(a)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  k'a-sa-ja

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  669-630-181

Narrow Transcription(s):  #k'a[h]saj Lacadena 1998  


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'at
 

Meaning(s):  n.  ceramic bowl  

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  K'AT



Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'at
 

Meaning(s):  n.  crosswise  /  atravesado    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  K'AT
  (2)  K'AT-ta

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  553a
  (2)  553a-565a

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Mayan*q'atKaufman and Norman (1984)  
Proto-Cholan*k'ätKaufman and Norman (1984)  

Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

K'awilK'AWIL Hieroglyph  K'AWIL-li Hieroglyph  
 (1)                     (2)               

Meaning(s):  n.  K'awil (name of god)  /  K'awil (nombre de dios)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  K'AWIL
  (2)  K'AWIL-li
  (3)  k'a-wi-li
  (4)  K'AWIL-la

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  1030a-d, h
  (2)  1030a-d, h-82
  (3)  669-117-82
  (4)  1030a-d, h-178

Narrow Transcription(s):  k'awiil, #k'awil Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  
k'awiil, k'awil Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

-k'ay-
 

Meaning(s):  vt.  sing  /  cantar    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  -k'a-ya-

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  669-125

Narrow Transcription(s):  -k'ay- Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
#-k'ay- Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'ay
 

Meaning(s):  n.  song  /  canción    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  k'a-ya

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  669-125

Narrow Transcription(s):  #k'ay Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  
k'ay Houston, Stuart and Robertson 2004  

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Cholan*k'ayKaufman and Norman (1984)  

Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

K'ayab'
 

Meaning(s):  n.  17th Classic Maya Month  

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



Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'ayom
 

Meaning(s):  n.  singer  /  cantor    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  k'a-yo-ma

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  669-673-nn

Narrow Transcription(s):  #k'ayo'm Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  
k'ayoom Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'a'y
 

Meaning(s):  mp.  got diminished, got died  /  disminuirse, morirse    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  K'A'-yi
  (2)  K'A'-a-yi

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  (nn-77)-17
  (2)  (nn-77)-228-17

Narrow Transcription(s):  #k'a'ay Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'e
 

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

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  k'e

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  (197-512)


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

-k'eb'-
 

Meaning(s):  vt.  kneel down  /  arrodillarse    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  K'EB'
  (2)  k'e-K'EB'
  (3)  K'EB'-b'a

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  nn
  (2)  (197-512)-nn
  (3)  nn-501


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'eb'aj
 

Meaning(s):  pa.  he/she is/was knelt down  /  el/ella es/fue arrodillado(a)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  K'EB'-b'a-ja

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  nn-501-181

Narrow Transcription(s):  k'e[h]b'aj Lacadena 2004  


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'i
 

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

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  k'i

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  76/77


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'inK'IN Hieroglyph  K'IN-ni Hieroglyph  
 (1)                         (2)                 

Meaning(s):  n.  day  /  día    

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

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

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


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'inK'IN-ni Hieroglyph  
 (1)                 

Meaning(s):  n.  hot  /  calor    

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

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  544-116

Narrow Transcription(s):  k'i[h]n Wichmann 2000  


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'inK'IN Hieroglyph  
 (1)                         

Meaning(s):  n.  sun  /  sol    

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

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  544
  (2)  544-ni

Narrow Transcription(s):  #k'in Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  
k'in Houston, Stuart and Robertsson 1998  

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Mayan*q'iingKaufman and Norman (1984)  
Proto-Cholan*k'inKaufman and Norman (1984)  
Proto-Mayan*q'iihngBrown and Wichmann (2004)  

Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'inichK'INICH Hieroglyph  K'IN-ni-chi Hieroglyph  
 (1)                    (2)                   

Meaning(s):  adj.  sun-faced?, heated?  /  ¿cara del sol?, ¿caliente?    

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

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  (184-1010)
  (2)  544-116-671
  (3)  544-671

Narrow Transcription(s):  k'i[h]nich Wichmann 2000  
k'inich Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

K'inich K'uk' Nah
 

Meaning(s):  n.  K'inich K'uk' Nah (proper name of building)  /  K'inich K'uk' Nah (nombre propio de edificio)    

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

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  544-116-671-744-4

Narrow Transcription(s):  K'inich K'uk' Naah Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
#K'i[h]nich K'uk' Naah Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'intun
 

Meaning(s):  nc.  drought  /  sequía    

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

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  544-528
  (2)  544-528-116

Narrow Transcription(s):  k'intuun Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
#k'i[h]ntuun Biro 2005 (pace Wichmann 2000)  


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'iwik
 

Meaning(s):  n.  market, central place  /  mercado, plaza    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  k'i-wi-ki??

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  77-117-102

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


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'o
 

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

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  k'o

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  nn


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'ob'k'o-b'a Hieroglyph  
 (1)                

Meaning(s):  n.  hearth  /  hoguera    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  k'o-b'a

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  220v-501

Narrow Transcription(s):  #k'o'b' Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  
k'oob' Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'ojk'o-jo Hieroglyph  
 (1)             

Meaning(s):  n.  mask, image  /  máscara    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  k'o-jo

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  220v-6-7

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

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Cholan*k'ojKaufman and Norman (1984)  
Proto-Mayan*k'oojKaufman and Norman (1984)  
Proto-Mayan*k'ohjBrown and Wichmann (2004)  

Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'uk'u Hieroglyph  
 (1)                  

Meaning(s):  n.  nest  /  nido    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  k'u

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  603/604

Narrow Transcription(s):  #k'u Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'u
 

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

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  k'u

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  603/604


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

-k'ub'-
 

Meaning(s):  vt.  deliver, give  /  repartir, entregar    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  -k'u-b'a-

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  603-501

Narrow Transcription(s):  -k'ub'- Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
#-k'ub'- Lacadena and Wichmann 2004]  


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'ub'aj
 

Meaning(s):  pa.  he/she/it is/was delivered  /  el/ella/lo es/fue entregado(a)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  k'u-b'a-ja

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  603-501-181

Narrow Transcription(s):  k'u[h]b'aj Lacadena 1998  
k'u[h]b'aj Lacadena 1998  


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'uch
 

Meaning(s):  n.  vulture  /  zopilote    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  k'u-chi

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  603-671

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


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'uhK'UH Hieroglyph  k'u-hu Hieroglyph  
 (1)              (2)                            

Meaning(s):  n.  god, deity  /  dios, deidad    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  K'UH
  (2)  k'u-hu

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  1016
  (2)  603-740

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


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'uhul
 

Meaning(s):  adj.  divine, sacred  /  divino, sagrado    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  K'UH
  (2)  K'UH-lu
  (3)  K'UH-HUL
  (4)  K'UH-hu-lu
  (5)  K'UH-u-lu
  (6)  K'UH-JUL-lu

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  32-41/1016
  (2)  32-41/1016-568
  (3)  32-41-nn
  (4)  32-41-740-568
  (5)  32-41-nn-568
  (6)  1016-653-568

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


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'uk'K'UK' Hieroglyph  
 (1)                       

Meaning(s):  n.  quetzal  /  quetzal    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  K'UK'
  (2)  k'u-k'u

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  744
  (2)  603-603

Narrow Transcription(s):  k'uk' Lacadena and Wichmann 2000  
k'uk' Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Mayan*q'u?q'Kaufman and Norman (1984)  
Proto-Cholan*k'uk'Kaufman and Norman (1984)  

Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'utz
 

Meaning(s):  n.  tobacco  /  tabaco    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  k'u-tzi
  (2)  K'UH-tzi

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  603-507
  (2)  1016-507

Narrow Transcription(s):  k'uu[h]tz Lacaden and Wichmann 2004  

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Cholan*k'uhtzKaufman and Norman (1984)  

Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

-k'ux-
 

Meaning(s):  vt.  torture, hurt, eat, grind  /  torturar, dañar, comer, moler    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  -k'u-xa-

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  603-508/114

Narrow Transcription(s):  -k'ux- Houston, Stuart and Robertson 1998  
#-k'ux- Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  

Linguistic Reconstruction:  Proto-Mayan*k'uxKaufman and Norman (1984)  
Proto-Cholan*k'uxKaufman and Norman (1984)  

Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'uxaj
 

Meaning(s):  pa.  he/she is/was tortured/eaten  /  el/ella es/fue torturado(a)/comido(a)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  k'u-xa-ja

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  603-508-181

Narrow Transcription(s):  #k'u[h]xaj Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

k'uxjiy
 

Meaning(s):  pa.  he/she is/was already tortured/eaten  /  el/ella ya es/fue torturado(a)/comido(a)    

Hieroglyphic Spelling(s):  (1)  k'u-xa-ji-ya

Thompson Number(s):  (1)  603-508-136-125

Narrow Transcription(s):  #k'uxjiiy Lacadena and Wichmann 2004  


Last Updated:30-Jun-2006

K'uy Nik Ajaw

Meaning(s):  n.  K'uy Nik Ajaw (royal title at Copan)  


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Last Updated:30-Jun-2006