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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

And [the day signs] which followed it were Two Monkey, and Three Grass, Four Reed, Five Ocelot, Six Eagle, Seven Vulture, Eight Motion, Nine Flint Knife, Ten Rain, Eleven Flower, Twelve Crocodile, Thirteen Wind. These were all the group of day signs. All were as in their account, as mentioned. Each day went related as to the manner of gifts of those then born. This is already explained; in many places hath it been made quite apparent. And when [these had] ended, thereupon set in (Florentine Codex, Dibble and Anderson, bk 4, page 92)