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Trique Indian Language (Triqui)
Trique is an Oto-Manguean language of Mexico.
There are three varieties of Trique, known as Triqui de Chicahuaxtla, Triqui de Copala, and Triqui de San Martín Itunyoso, which are considered
separate languages by some people and dialects of the same language by others.
Taken together there are about 35,000 speakers of Trique languages in
Mexico today. They are tone languages and have primarily VSO word order.
Our Online Trique Materials
Our list of vocabulary words in the Isthmus and Yatzachi Trique languages.
Triqui Animal Words:
Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Triqui language.
Trique Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions
Trique of San Juan Copala:
Introduction to the Copala (Lowland) Trique language, including audio files and a linguistic map.
Wikipedia article on the Triqui language including phonology and grammar.
Language Museum: Trique de San Juan Copala Language Museum: Trique de San Andrés Chicahuaxtla:
A short legend and a Biblical translation in Trique.
Chicahuaxtla Triqui Copala Triqui San Martin Itunyoso Triqui:
Demographic information about the Trique languages from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Copala Trike Language Tree Chicahuaxtla Trike Language Tree Itunyoso Triqui Language Tree:
Theories about Trique's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Copala Trique Language Structures Chicahuaxtla Trique Language Structures:
Trique linguistic profiles and academic bibliographies.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Trique Tribe Trique People:
Encyclopedia articles about the Triques.
Information on the Trique language in Spanish.
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