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Glyph T844 - AYIN

AYIN (ayin) (T844) 1> n. "crocodile" 2>n. "lizard"; occurs especially in the names of the Early and Late Classic Tikal rulers Yax Nuun Ayin I and II

<> (JM) Represents the head of a crocodile or lizard. Also spelled AIN and AYIIN.

(CH) 1> AYIN (ayi[i]n/ayin) ayiin/ayin ~ n. "caiman", "crocodile". 2> AHIN (ahi[i]n/ahin) ahiin/ahin ~ n. "caiman", "crocodile" <> Represents the head of a crocodile with crossed bands in the eye.

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