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Gender Masculine
Other Forms FormsJakawitz, Jakawits, Qʼaqʼawits, Hacavitz

Meaning & History

Means "mountain" in the lowland Maya language, as well as "first mountain" in the Cholan languages; also compare the highland Maya word qʼaqʼawitz meaning "fire mountain". This was the name of a K'iche' Maya mountain god, a companion of the sun god Tohil. It is likely that he received human sacrifice.
Added 5/1/2022 by flutter
Edited 6/21/2023 by SeaHorse15 and flutter