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Sipacapense Indian Language
Sipacapense is a Mayan
language. It is closely related to
and some people consider it a dialect of Quiche.
Sipacapense is spoken by about 7000 people in Guatemala.
Our list of vocabulary words in the Sipacapense language, with comparison to words in other Mayan languages.
Sipacapa Maya Pronunciation Guide:
How to pronounce Sipacapense words.
Sipacapense Animal Words:
Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Sipacapense language.
Worksheet showing color words in Sipacapense.
Worksheet showing how to count in the Sipacapense language.
Sipacapense Language Resources
Archive of Sipacapense language recordings available for download.
Cholb’al rwoch tziij Sipakapense:
Online Spanish-Sipacapense glossary, with some audio clips of spoken words.
Information on the Sipacapense language, including a linguistic map of Guatemala. Page in Spanish.
Brief encyclopedia entry on Sipacapense.
House of Languages: Sipacapense:
Information about Sipacapense language usage.
Demographic information about Sipacapense from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Sipakapenyo Language Tree:
Theories about Sipacapense's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Sipakapense culture and history.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Books for sale on the Maya Indian cultures.
Encyclopedia articles on the Sipacapense Indians.
Los Sipakapenses Idioma Sipacapense Libros Sipacapenses:
Information about the Sipacapense people and their language in Spanish.
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