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Glyph T228.528 - a-ku

a-ku (ak) (T228.528) > n. "turtle"; title or personal name

<> (JM) Especially common in royal names from the Usumacinta Valley and the Piedras Negras area.

(CH) > a-ku (a[h]ku[l]) ahk-ul ~ n. -attr. "turtle" a derivative of the term ahk for "turtle" that is preferentially used in nominal contexts.

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