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Glyph T1011 - CHAAK

CHAAK (Chaak) (T1011) > n. "Chaak"; deity name, the Maya rain god

<> (JM) Represents a portrait of the Rain God.

(CH) > CHAK (cha[ah]k) chaahk ~ p.n. "Chaahk" theonym referring to the supernatural personification of lightning, thunder and rain. Otherwise known as God B. Name may stem from the archaic form chajuk for "lightning". <> Represents the head of Chaahk.

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