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Chiapaneca Indian Language (Chiapaneco, Chiapanec)

Chiapaneco is an Oto-Manguean language of Mexico. It is spoken today by only a few elderly people. Chiapaneco is a tone language and has primarily VSO word order.

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Chiapaneco Language Resources

Our Online Chiapaneco Materials

Chiapaneco Vocabulary:
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Chiapaneco language.

Chiapaneco Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions

Map of Meso-American Tribes
     Map showing the areas in Mexico where Chiapanec is spoken.
Chiapaneca Indian Prayers * Language Museum: Chiapaneco:
    Translations of Christian prayers into the Chiapaneca language.
     Demographic information about Chiapaneca from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Chiapaneko Language Tree:
    Theories about Chiapanec's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.

Links, References, and Additional Information

  Endangered Languages Project: Chiapanec:
Bibliography of Chiapanec arifuna language resources.
   Wikipedia: Chiapanec:
    Encyclopedia articles about the Chiapanecs and their language.
   Lengua Chiapaneca: * Idioma Chiapaneco:
    Information on the Chiapaneco language in Spanish.

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