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Relaciones. Estudios de historia y sociedad

On-line version ISSN 2448-7554Print version ISSN 0185-3929

Abstract

WRIGHT CARR, David Charles. Glottographic Signs in the Huichapan Codex. Relac. Estud. hist. soc. [online]. 2012, vol.33, n.132bis, pp.33-73. ISSN 2448-7554.

The Huichapan Codex is a historical manuscript from the Early Period of New Spain. It employed the system of pictorial writing known from central Mexico, with alphabetic texts in Otomí and isolated glosses in Nahuatl, features that allow us to test the hypothesis that due to their semasiographic character most of the pictorial graphemes from central Mexico can be read in various languages, while some signs were glottograms that expressed linguistic structures in a given language.

Keywords : Semasiography; glottography; Otomíes; Huichapan.

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