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Chicomuceltec Indian Language (Chicomecelteca)

Chicomuceltec is an extinct Mayan language once spoken in Mexico and Guatemala. It had VOS word order. Although Chicomuceltec was sometimes referred to as "Cakchiquel Mam," it was not closely related to either Cakchiquel or Mam; its closest living relative is Huastec.

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Our Chicomuceltec Language Materials

Chicomuceltec Vocabulary
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Chicomuceltec language, with comparison to words in other Mayan languages.
Chicomuceltec Maya Pronunciation Guide:
    How to pronounce Chicomuceltec words.
Chicomuceltec Animal Words:
     Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Chicomuceltec language.
Chicomuceltec Colors:
    Worksheet showing color words in Chicomuceltec.

Chicomuceltec Language Resources

Map of Meso-American Tribes
     Map showing the areas in Mexico where Chicomuceltec is spoken.
Lengua Kabil
     Brief profile of the Chicomuceltec language, in Spanish.
Wikipedia: Chicomuceltec:
    Encyclopedia article on the Chicomuceltec language including history and a language map.
    Demographic information about Chicomuceltec from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Kotoke Language Tree:
    Theories about Chicomuceltec's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Chicomuceltec Language Structures:
    Chicomuceltec linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

Chicomuceltec Culture and History Links
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Maya Books
    Books for sale on the Maya Indian cultures.
Chicomuceltec People
     Encyclopedia articles on the Chicomuceltec Indians.

Links, References, and Additional Information

Lengua Cotoque * Língua Chicomucelteca:
Information about the Chicomuceltecs in Spanish and Portuguese.

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