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Tectiteco Indian Language
Tectiteco is a Mayan
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.
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.
Worksheet showing color words in Tectiteco.
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 translation of the Lord's Prayer.
Information on the Tectiteco language, including linguistic maps of Mexico and Guatemala. Page in Spanish.
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
Endangered Languages Project: Teco:
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Bibliography of Teco language resources.
Encyclopedia articles on the Tectiteco Indians.
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