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The meanings of the word “Article” in Spanish

The word "Articulo (Article)" has multiple meanings and uses in the Spanish language. If you are a student of the Spanish language, you will have noticed that these words are very frequently used. Although some of its meanings are merely technical, but you will certainly use several of them.


Adverbs in Spanish Language - part 2

We give continuity to the theme of Adverbs in the Spanish language. This is the second article to finish explaining how to use it and including some examples.


Adverbs in Spanish Language - part 1

The adverb in Spanish language is the invariable part of the sentence that can modify or complement the meaning of the verb, the adjective, another adverb or even a whole sentence.


Ixquic Mayan Xibalba Goddess

In the sacred book or the bible of the K'iche Mayans, the name of Ixquic is well known, this goddess is also known as Xkik 'or Mayan mother goddess of the Underworld Xibalba, she is the one who gave birth as a virgin to two twin gods called Hunahpú and Ixbalanqué. The beliefs of the Mayans about death consisted that, when they died, they only left the earthly level to go to another, and one of these levels is the Mayan underworld called "Xibalbá"


Mayan Gods Hunahpu and Ixbalamque

In the second part of the Popol Vuh, he takes us to an era before the creation of man in ancient times where only the gods existed, and he tells us the story of two twin Mayan gods called Hunahpu and Ixbalanque, known as heroes for defeating evil.


Hunab Ku Mayan God

Hunab Ku is a Mayan divinity, recognized within this culture as "The Only God". His name, in Mayan, is Hunab Ku, which translates "solitary god"; his roots are "hunab", which means solo, and Ku, which means plumage. Hunab Ku in the Mayan religion was very important because they considered it the heart that coordinated the entire universe, it was the source of energy that connected all living beings and who transmitted the information of everything.


Ixchel Mayan Goddess

Ixchel represents women and femininity in the Mayan culture. Also known as the Goddess of the Moon, Ixchel according to Mayan mythology is the goddess of love, pregnancy, water, textile work and even medicine. She is one of the most important goddesses of the Mayans because of her different powers. This goddess is the wife of the solar god and is identified with the goddess I. She has been portrayed with a rabbit next to her.


Itzamná Mayan God

Despite being one of the most important Mayan gods in its history, there is not much to say about him. Also known as Zamná, Itzamna is the God of the Sky, Ruler of Day and Night. According to legend, this God taught the Mayan civilization the use of language, take care of the Corn and using calendars, among many other things.



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