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Cuicateco Indian Language (Cuicateca, Cuicatec)

Cuicateco is an Oto-Manguean language of Mexico. There are two varieties of Cuicateco, known as Cuicateco de Tepeuxila and Cuicateco de Teutila, which are considered separate languages by some people and dialects of the same language by others. Taken together there are about 12,000 Cuicateco speakers in Mexico today. Cuicateco is a tone languages and has primarily VSO word order.

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Cuicatec Language Resources

Our Online Cuicatec Materials

Cuicateco Vocabulary:
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Cuicateco language.
Cuicateco Animal Words:
     Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Cuicatec olanguage.
Cuicateco Numbers:
     How to count in Cuicateco.

Cuicateco Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions

Languages of Southern Mexico
     Map showing the areas in Mexico where the Cuicatec language is spoken.
Cuicateca Indian Prayers * Lord's Prayer in Cuicateco de Tepeuxila * Lord's Prayer in Cuicateco de Teutila:
    Translations of Christian prayers into the Cuicateca language.
Bible Verses in Mexican Languages: Cuicateco: * Genesis in Cuicateco:
    Cuicateco translations of several Biblical passages.
Tepeuxila Cuicatec * Teutila Cuicatec:
     Demographic information about the Cuicatec languages from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Kwikateko Language Tree:
    Theories about Cuicatec's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Cuicatec Language Structures:
    Cuicatec linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

Links, References, and Additional Information

  Endangered Languages Project: Cuicatec:
Bibliography of Cuicatec language resources.
   Cuicatec People: * Wikipedia: Cuicatec:
    Encyclopedia articles about the Cuicatecs and their language.
   Lengua Cuicateco:
    Information on the Cuicatec language in Spanish.

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