Mayan language


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Today only Awakateko (Aguacatec), a Mayan language of the Mamean branch, is spoken in Aguacatan, and no non-Mayan indigenous language has ever been encountered there or in the region.
Yus, who has retained her Mayan language and dress, was raised as a Catholic.
Their projects to date include primary health care, SRH education for women and clean water technologies, as well as Mayan language training for development practitioners.
She learned Tzotzil, a Mayan language of the region, and went from home to home and village to village, taping stories.
Mayan language revival and revitalization politics: Linguistics and linguistic ideologies.
Part of the Mayan language family and with nearly a million speakers, K'iche' is the second most widely spoken language in Guatemala after Spanish.
As a result, there are only five texts in the Mayan language that have survived.
For example, the Mayan language Tzeltal has amongst its 200 odd positional verbs, the predicates pachal meaning something like 'be located (of hemispherical container), or be located in hemispherical container' and mochol 'being located (of animal lying curved on its side)' (Brown 1994).
The natives looked at each other, shrugged their shoulders and said "Yucatan", which in their ancient Mayan language means something like: "I can't understand a word he's saying, mate.
What is gazpacho - an alcoholic drink, an ancient Mayan language or a type of soup?
Utz Kapeh, meaning "good coffee" in a Mayan language, is a worldwide certification programme that sets the standard for responsible coffee production and sourcing.
For example, the people of Santa Clara speak a Mayan language, K'ichee', while the "Visitecos" of Santa Maria Visitacion speak primarily a closely related Mayan language called Tz'utujiil, as well as Kaqchikel and K'ichee'.
Speaking Spanish with a faint accent of Mam, his native Mayan language, Perez told me the history of the village.
Both use theatre in their larger programs dedicated to Mayan language literacy and improved sociocultural awareness, Lo'il Maxil as an arm of the nonprofit organization Sna Jtz'ibajom (House of the Writer).