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Sacapulteco Indian Language

Sacapulteco is a Mayan language. It is closely related to Quiche, and some people consider it a dialect of Quiche.
Sacapulteco is spoken by about 10,000 people in Guatemala.

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Our Sacapulteco Language Materials

Sacapulteco Vocabulary
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Sacapulteco language, with comparison to words in other Mayan languages.
Sacapultec Maya Pronunciation Guide:
    How to pronounce Sacapulteco words.
Sacapulteco Animal Words:
     Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Sacapulteco language.
Sacapulteco Body Parts:
    Online and printable worksheets showing parts of the body in Sacapulteco.
Sacapulteco Colors:
    Worksheet showing color words in Sacapulteco.
Sacapulteco Numbers:
     Worksheet showing how to count in the Sacapulteco language.

Sacapulteco Language Resources

Language Map of Guatemala:
    Map showing where in Central America the Sacapulteco language is spoken.
Tujaal Choltziij Sakapulteko:
    Online Spanish-Sacapulteco glossary, with some audio clips of spoken words.
Lengua Sacapulteco
     Information on the Sacapulteco language, including a linguistic map of Guatemala. Page in Spanish.
Wikipedia: Sakapultek:
     Brief encyclopedia entry on Sacapulteco.
House of Languages: Sacapulteco:
    Information about Sacapultec language usage.
     Demographic information about Sacapulteco from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Sakapulteko Language Tree:
    Theories about Sacapultec's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.

Sacapulteco Culture and History Links

Sacapulteco People
     Encyclopedia articles on the Sacapulteco Indians.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

  Endangered Languages Project: Sakapulteko:
Bibliography of Sacapulteco language resources.
  Maya Books
  Books for sale on the Maya Indian cultures.
  Pueblo Sakapulteko * Idioma Sacapulteco:
  Information about the Sacapultecos in Spanish.

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