Mayan language


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Noun1.Mayan language - a family of American Indian languages spoken by MayaMayan language - a family of American Indian languages spoken by Maya
American-Indian language, Amerind, Amerindian language, American Indian, Indian - any of the languages spoken by Amerindians
Kekchi - a Mayan language spoken by the Kekchi
Mam - a Mayan language spoken by the Mam
Yucatec, Yucateco - a Mayan language spoken by the Yucatec
Quiche - the Mayan language spoken by the Quiche
Cakchiquel - the Mayan language spoken by the Cakchiquel
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"The girl said when she was grown up she was going to work and send dough back to her mom and grandma," said her mother Claudia Maquin, who has three remaining children, speaking in the Mayan language Q'eqchi and betraying little outward emotion.
Sofia Reive, a New York attorney volunteering in a processing center in New Mexico, said she met twice with an illiterate father whose first language is Mam, a Mayan language spoken by half a million Guatemalans, who told her "he signed a document that he thought would allow him to be reunited with his son."
Historically, the word cigar is derived from the Mayan language in which it means "to smoke rolled tobacco leaves." Later, 'cigarro' was used in Spanish and was adapted as cigar in English.
Farming cannot sustain them, so hundreds of these inhabitants depend on the constant theft of Mayan antiquities.TSS: Can you say goodbye in the Mayan language?MK: If you meet someone, you always tell them "bay ka metik", which means "What are you doing?" The answer is "mix ba" "nothing".
Examples the IAU gave of the multicultural tributes were of a bright star in the Taurus constellation that was named Chamukuy, the name of a small bird in one Mayan language; and stars called Revati and Bharani after the Hindu names for the sections of sky that they appear in.
Itzamna Prize for literature written in the Mayan language as well as
Maximilian is referred to as a "German-speaking" Hapsburg when in fact he spoke Spanish consistently and issued decrees in the Mayan language (145).
The project (which means Fire - Water in Mayan language) harmoniously blends modern architecture and design with local materials, such as limestone and Zapote wood, and integrates the project into the local tropical environment.
In the 1970s, the Maya began participating in protests against the repressive government, demanding greater equality and inclusion of the Mayan language and culture.
Even when contraceptives may be accessible, contraceptive services may not be provided in the local Mayan language. (6) Similar calls to action have already been made for the reproductive health of mothers in Guatemala, but the importance of adolescent sexual and reproductive health cannot be forgotten.