Ixchel or Ix Chel (Mayan: [iʃˈt͡ʃel]) is the 16th-century name of the aged jaguar goddess of midwifery and medicine in ancient Maya culture .
Yucatec is a Mayan language , related to other languages like Quiche and Itza Maya . Maya Word Set.
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Goddess O. Goddess O is depicted with a red body, and sometimes with feline aspects such as jaguar claws and fangs; sometimes she wears a skirt marked with crossed bones and other death symbols. She is closely identified with the Mayan rain god Chaac (God B) and often seen illustrated with pouring water or flood images
Itzel Origin and Meaning The name Itzel is a girl’s name of Spanish origin meaning “rainbow lady”. This name, stemming from the Mayan mythological figure of the Rainbow Lady, is a surprising pop hit, primarily among Hispanic parents.
Ixchel (pronounced Ishchel) was the Maya goddess of the moon, of love, of gestation, of medicine, and of the textile arts. In the “Chilam Balam”, a collection of books which tells about the history of the Maya civilization, her name appears as Ixchel , which means “rainbow woman”.
If you want to surprise someone with an “I love you” in Maya , say “in k’aatech”.
Maya astronomer -priests looked to the heavens for guidance. They used observatories, shadow-casting devices, and observations of the horizon to trace the complex motions of the sun, the stars and planets in order to observe, calculate and record this information in their chronicles, or “codices”.
English. Màaya t’àan (Yucatec Maya ) Welcome. Kíimak ‘oolal. Hello (General greeting)
Selene , (Greek: “Moon”) Latin Luna , in Greek and Roman religion, the personification of the moon as a goddess. She was worshipped at the new and full moons.