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Pech Indian Language (Seco, Paya)

Pech, also known as Paya, is a Chibchan language of Central America.
Pech is spoken by fewer than 1000 people in Honduras.

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Pech Language Resources

Pech Words
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Pech language, with comparison to words in other Chibchan languages.
Paya Pronunciation Guide:
    How to pronounce Paya words.
Paya Language
     Encyclopedia article on the Pech language.
La Lengua Paya
     Information on the Pech language, including a linguistic map of Central America. Page in Spanish.
House of Languages: Pech:
    Information about Pech language usage.
Ethnologue: Pech
     Demographic information on the Pech language.
Paya Language Tree:
    Theories about Paya's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Pech Language Structures:
    Pech linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

Pech Culture and History Links

Paya Culture:
    Articles on the history and traditions of the Pech tribe.
The Pech (Paya) Indigenous People of Honduras:
    Information on Pech history and traditional lifestyle.

Links, References, and Additional Information

  Pech People:
  Encyclopedia articles on the Pech Indians.
  Pech * Los Pech:
  Information about the Secos in Spanish.



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