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Sipacapense Indian Language

Sipacapense is a Mayan language. It is closely related to Quiche, and some people consider it a dialect of Quiche.
Sipacapense is spoken by about 7000 people in Guatemala.

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Our Sipacapense Language Materials

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

Sipacapense Language Resources

Language Map of Guatemala:
    Map showing where in Central America the Sipacapense language is spoken.
Cholb’al rwoch tziij Sipakapense:
    Online Spanish-Sipacapense glossary, with some audio clips of spoken words.
Lengua Sipacapense
     Information on the Sipacapense language, including a linguistic map of Guatemala. Page in Spanish.
Wikipedia: Sipakapense:
     Brief encyclopedia entry on Sipacapense.
House of Languages: Sipacapense:
    Information about Sipacapense language usage.
     Demographic information about Sipacapense from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Sipakapenyo Language Tree:
    Theories about Sipacapense's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.

Sipacapense Culture and History Links

Sipakapense Maya
     Sipakapense culture and history.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

  Endangered Languages Project: Sipakapa:
Bibliography of Sipacapa language resources.
  Wikipedia: Sipacapense:
  Encyclopedia articles on the Sipacapense Indians.
  Los Sipakapenses * Idioma Sipacapense * Libros Sipacapenses:
  Information about the Sipacapense people and their language in Spanish.

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