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Tonalli*:

day

Trecena:

13-day period

Cempoalilhuitl:

20-day period

Xihuitl:

solar year
 
 

* If you were born between 12am and before sunrise, use the previous Gregorian day because days in the Azteca/Mexica calendar start at sunrise.

(Correlation: Ruben Ochoa)

The significance of this day

Here they end and conclude; selected, brought to a head, and made known (for so the discussion is already arrived to the time of its maturity) are these named here: the second, taking second place, Two Water, and Three Dog, Four Monkey, Five Grass, Six Reed, Seven Ocelot, Eight Eagle, Nine Vulture, Ten Motion, Eleven Flint Knife, Twelve Rain, and Thirteen Flower. (Florentine Codex, Dibble and Anderson, bk 4, page 133)