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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Jacalteco Words

Welcome to our Jacalteco vocabulary page! Jacalteco, also known as Jacaltec, is a Mayan language, related to other languages like Kanjobal and Yucatec Maya. We have included twenty basic Jacalteco words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Jacalteco words in our online picture glossaries. If you'd like to know a word that is not in these wordlists, you can take part in our Indian translation fundraiser or visit our main Jacalteco language site for more free resources.

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Jacalteco Word Set

(Click here for Jacalteco pronunciation guide)

English (Français) Jacalteco words
One (Un) June'
Two (Deux) Kab'
Three (Trois) Oxheb'
Four (Quatre) Kanheb'
Five (Cinq) Howeb'
Man (Homme) Winaq
Woman (Femme) 'Ix
Dog (Chien) Tx'i'
Sun (Soleil) Tz'ayik
Moon (Lune) X'ajaw
Water (Eau) Ja'
Black (Noir) K'ej
White (Blanc) Saq
Large (Gros) Nimej
Small (Petit) Tz'ulik
Mother (Mere) Mi'e
Father (Pere) Mame

Click here to see Jacalteco vocabulary words compared to words in related Mayan languages: Maya Vocabulary

Jacalteco Picture Dictionaries

Here are some themed Jacalteco word lists we have put together and illustrated for language learners. Feel free to print them out for classroom purposes!

*Jacalteco animal words
*Jacalteco color words
*Jacalteco food words
*Jacalteco number words

Additional Resources

   Guatemala's languages
   Native American dictionary
   Native American names and their meanings
   Mayan language family



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