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Chicomuceltec Indian Language (Chicomecelteca)
Chicomuceltec is an extinct Mayan
language once spoken in Mexico and Guatemala. It had VOS word order.
Although Chicomuceltec was sometimes referred to as "Cakchiquel Mam," it was not closely related
to either Cakchiquel or Mam; its closest living relative is Huastec.
Our list of vocabulary words in the Chicomuceltec language, with comparison to words in other Mayan languages.
Chicomuceltec Maya Pronunciation Guide:
How to pronounce Chicomuceltec words.
Chicomuceltec Animal Words:
Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Chicomuceltec language.
Worksheet showing color words in Chicomuceltec.
Chicomuceltec Language Resources
Brief profile of the Chicomuceltec language, in Spanish.
Encyclopedia article on the Chicomuceltec language including history and a language map.
Archive of Chicomuceltec language recordings available for download.
Demographic information about Chicomuceltec from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Kotoke Language Tree:
Theories about Chicomuceltec's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Chicomuceltec Language Structures:
Chicomuceltec linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Books for sale on the Maya Indian cultures.
Encyclopedia articles on the Chicomuceltec Indians.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Lengua Cotoque Língua Chicomucelteca:
Information about the Chicomuceltecs in Spanish and Portuguese.
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