Fragment of a Spanish-K'ich'e dictionary : manuscript, [17--].

Manuscript, Book
  • Mayan languages
  • K'iche'
  • Spanish
4 leaves, fols. 103, 135, 147, and 154) : paper ; 21 x 14 cm.


Former owner
Library of Congress genre(s)
Rare books genre
Getty AAT genre
Contained in
Robert Garrett collection, ca. 1340 B.C.-1900s.
Linking notes
Forms part of the Robert Garrett Collection (C0744).
Summary note
Ms. fragment from a Spanish-K'iche' dictionary. The fragment covers the letters F-P, including Fabriccan-Faxon; Madura-Maldean; Nabegante-Nosea assi; Pazesa-Patio qualquiera. Also includes some K'iche' phrases in translation.
Binding note
In cloth case.
Language note
Text in K'iche' and Spanish.
Previously owned by William Gates; sold to Robert Garrett (purchased from William Gates in 1930); deposited by Garrett at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton in 1942; removed from the Institute in 1949, at Garrett's request, and donated to the Princeton University Library.
Source acquisition
Gift; Robert Garrett; 1949.
Cite as
Garrett-Gates Mesoamerican Manuscripts, no. 162, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
Robert Garrett Collection, ca. 1340 B.C.-1900s
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