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Tonalli:

day

Trecena:

13-day period

Cempoalilhuitl:

20-day period

Xihuitl:

solar year
 
 

(Correlation: Ruben Ochoa)

The significance of this day

The second day sign which set in was named One Ocelot. When it set in, it was said to be an evil day sign, one of fierce beasts. It bore with it and presided over all its series of thirteen, which belonged to it: Two Eagle, Three Vulture, Four Motion, Five Flint Knife, Six Rain, Seven Flower, Eight Crocodile, Nine Wind, Ten House, Eleven Lizard, Twelve Serpent, and Thirteen Death. (Florentine Codex, Dibble and Anderson, bk 4, page 5-7