HUNAHPUAlso known as HUNAPHU, HUN-AHAU, HUN-AHAW, HUN-APHU, HUN-NIK, HUNAPU, GOD-S
Sun God and mighty football playerHUNAHPU was elevated to become the Sun God while his brother XBALANQUE became the Moon.
Helpful note: for all those confused by the sheer number of Vucubs, Huns and Hunahpus in our Mayan database, here's a little assistance:
'Hun' (which is pronounced "hoon") means 'One' or 'First'.
'Hunahpu' means 'Blowpipe-User' or simply 'Hunter'.
Vucub' means 'Seven or Seventh'.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
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Location : Mesoamerica
Gender : Male
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : HUNAPHU, HUN-AHAU, HUN-AHAW, HUN-APHU, HUN-NIK, HUNAPU, GOD-S
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