Dr Seler concludes “that it denotes the copal or the offering of incense.”
Dr Seler also refers in this connection to the lower line of symbols on Dres.
Dr Seler appears to have entirely misunderstood these figures, as he thinks they represent the deities pouring out water.
The origin of the symbol is uncertain, and Dr Seler makes no attempt to explain it.
Seler attempts to explain this series of 20 gods in another way; see his "Monumente von Copan und Quirigua" , p. 729.
In his article so frequently referred to Dr Seler has little to say in regard to the signification of the names of this day.
Dr Seler refers also to the glyph on which the long nose deity is seated, Dres.
Dr Seler simply remarks that it may be related to the root e, “firm, rigid, hard.”
Dr Seler prefers to derive gui from quii, fire, flame, the notion of which is often associated with wind.
Dr Seler, however, is disposed to derive the name from the masculine prefix ah and uinic or vinak, “man.”