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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

And Ten Wind, as hath been said, was a good day sign, as well as the three following it ? Eleven House, and Twelve Lizard, and Thirteen Serpent. All were favorable. Ten Wind bore them all along and influenced them. So it was said that he who was then born had as all his gifts fame, honor, valor, riches, and wealth. As was said, strong was the day sign. None could mock, chide, or belittle him, because he had been born in a "time of ten." So it befell man and woman (Florentine Codex, Dibble and Anderson, bk 4, page 29-31)