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Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Tectiteco Words

Welcome to our Tectiteco vocabulary page! Tectiteco is a Mayan language, related to other languages like Quiche and Yucatec Maya. We have included twenty basic Tectiteco words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Tectiteco Indian words in our online picture glossaries. If you'd like to know a word that is not in these wordlists, you can take part in our Native American words fundraiser or visit our main Tectiteco language site for more free resources.

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Tectiteco Word Set

(Click here for Tectiteco pronunciation guide)

English (Français) Tectiteco words
One (Un) Juun
Two (Deux) Kaab'ee
Three (Trois) 'Oox
Man (Homme) Iichaan
Woman (Femme) Xuuj
Dog (Chien) Tx'iya'n
Sun (Soleil) Q'iij
Moon (Lune) Qyaa'
Water (Eau) A'

Click here to see Tectiteco vocabulary words compared to words in related Mayan languages: Mayan Vocabulary

Tectiteco Picture Dictionaries

Here are some themed Tectiteco word lists we have put together and illustrated for language learners. Feel free to print them out for classroom purposes!

*Tectiteco animal words
*Tectiteco color words

Additional Resources

   Languages spoken in Guatemala
   Native dictionary
   Native American wolf names
   The Maya languages



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