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Glyph T561:23.1030 - CHAAN-na K'AWIL / KAAN-na K'AWIL

CHAAN-na K'AWIL / KAAN-na K'AWIL (Chaan K'awil / Kaan K'awil) (T561:23.1030) > n. "Sky K'awil"; deity name; chaan in Ch'olan, kaan in Yucatec.

(PM) CHAN-na K'AWIL / KA'AN-na K'AWIL (Chan K'awil / Ka'an K'awil) (T561:23.1030) > n. "Sky K'awil"; deity name; chan  in Ch'olan, ka'an  in Yucatec.

(CH) > CHAN-na-K'AWIL-la (chan k'awiil) chan k'awiil ~ p.c. truncated nominal phrase "Chan K'awiil" for "Sky K'awiil". K'awiil is a supernatural entity frequently personified as royal scepters, associated with lightning and obsidian. Otherwise known as God K.

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