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Tojolabal Indian Language

Tojolabal is a Mayan language.
Tojolabal is spoken by about 30,000 people in Mexico.

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Our Tojolabal Language Materials

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

Tojolabal Language Resources

Ja K'umaltik' Tojol'ab'al:
    Information on the Tojolabal language including an audio file of spoken Tojolabal.
Vocabulario Tojobal * Cuentos Tojolabal:
    Scanned-in Tojolabal resources from the Rosetta Project, with Spanish translation.
Human Rights: Tojolabal:
    Translation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights into Tojolabal.
The Bible in Tojolabal * Genesis in Tojolabal * Lord's Prayer in Tojolabal:
    Tojolabal translations of Biblical passages and Christian prayers.
Tojolabal de Sabanilla Prayers:
    Tojolabal translation of the Lord's Prayer.
Lengua Tojolabal
     Information on the Tojolabal language, including a linguistic map of Mexico. Page in Spanish.
Wikipedia: Tojolab'al:
     Brief encyclopedia entry on Tojolabal.
     Demographic information about Tojolabal from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Tojolabal Language Tree:
    Theories about Tojolabal's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Tojolabal Language Structures:
    Tojolabal linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Diccionario Tojolabal de Tumbalá, Chiapas
     Spanish-Tojolabal dictionary for sale online.

Tojolabal Culture and History Links

Maya Books
    Books for sale on the Maya Indian cultures.
Tojolabal People
     Encyclopedia articles on the Tojolabal Indians.
Tojolab'al Maya
     Article about Tojolab'al culture and history.

Books for sale on the Tojolabals
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Diccionario espanol-tojolabal
     Spanish-Tojolabal dictionary for sale online.
The Ancient Maya:
    Excellent historical overview of ancient Mayan civilization in general.
Indian Books:
    Evolving list of books about Mayas and Native Americans in general.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

  Endangered Languages Project: Tojolabal:
Bibliography of Tojolabal language resources.
Los Tojolabales * Pueblo Tojolabal:
Information about the Tojolabal tribe in Spanish.

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