tzolkin

noun tzol·kin \ˈ(t)sȯlˌkēn\

Definition of tzolkin

plural

-s

  1. :  a period of 260 days constituting a complete cycle of all the permutations of 20 day names with the numbers 1 to 13 that constitutes the Maya sacred year — compare tun

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Origin and Etymology of tzolkin

Mayan tzol to set in order + kin day


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