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Dictionary of Maya Hieroglyphs


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Glyph T504 - ak'/AK'

ak'/AK' (ak') (T504) 1> phonetic sign 2>n. "tongue"

<> (JM) Probably represents the upper markings and belly-scales of a snake.

(CH) > AK'AB' (ak'ab') ak'-ab' ~ n. "night". <> Represents a side view of a serpent's body, showing the ventral scales at the bottom and the dorsal markings at the top.

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