qʼij

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Kaqchikel[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mayan *qʼiihng.

Noun[edit]

qʼij (plural qʼijaʼ)

  1. sun
  2. day

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References[edit]

  • Anonymous, Uocabulario copioso de las lenguas cakchikel y ꜭiche[1] (in Spanish), 17th c., page 576: “Ꜫiꜧ. el Sol, o el dia.”
  • Brown, R. McKenna; Maxwell, Judith M.; Little, Walter E., ¿La ütz awäch? Introduction to Kaqchikel Maya Language, Austin: University of Texas Press, 2006, page 242
  • Ruyán Canú, Déborah; Coyote Tum, Rafael; Munson L., Jo Ann, Diccionario cakchiquel central y español[2] (in Spanish), Instituto Lingüístico de Verano de Centroamérica, 1991, page 54