Akatek Language

Akatek Language

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Akatek is a Mayan language spoken by the Akatek people primarily in the Huehuetenango Department, Guatemala in and around the municipalities of Concepci n Huista, Nent n, San Miguel Acat n, San Rafael La Independencia and San Sebasti n Coat n. A number of speakers also live in Chiapas, Mexico. It is a living language with 58,600 speakers as of 1998, of which 48,500 lived in Guatemala and the remaining in Mexico. Akatek is closely related to the two Mayan languages, Q'anjob'al and Jakaltek. The three languages together form the Q'anjob'al-Jakaltek sub-branch, which together with the Mocho' language form the Q'anjob'alan sub-branch, which again, together with the Chujean languages, Chuj and Tojolab'al, form the branch Q'anjobalan-Chujean.show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136753979
  • 9786136753973