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Tectiteco Indian Language

Tectiteco is a Mayan language. Tectiteco is closely related to Mam and some linguists consider it a dialect of Mam.
Tectiteco is spoken by about 3000 people in Guatemala and Mexico. It has VSO word order.

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Our Tectiteco Language Materials

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

Tectiteco Language Resources

Language Map of Guatemala:
    Map showing where in Central America the Tectiteco language is spoken.
Pujb’il Yol B’a’aj Tektiteko:
    Online Spanish-Tektiteko glossary, with some audio clips of spoken words.
Tectiteco Prayers:
    Tectiteco translation of the Lord's Prayer.
Lengua Tectiteco
     Information on the Tectiteco language, including linguistic maps of Mexico and Guatemala. Page in Spanish.
Wikipedia: Tektitek:
     Brief encyclopedia entry on Tectiteco.
House of Languages: Tectiteco:
    Information about Tektiteko language usage.
     Demographic information about Tectiteco from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Tektiteko Language Tree:
    Theories about Tectiteco's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Teco Language Structures:
    Tectiteco linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

Tectiteco Culture and History Links
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  Endangered Languages Project: Teco:
Bibliography of Teco language resources.
Tectiteco People
     Encyclopedia articles on the Tectiteco Indians.

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