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Maya for Travelers and Students

Maya for Travelers and Students: A Guide to Language and Culture in Yucatan

by Gary Bevington

- a general English-language introduction to the Yucatec Maya language. Covers pronunciation grammar and invaluable tips on learning indigenous languages "in the field", together with notes on Maya culture. A 30 minute audio cassette by Fernando Ojeda containing a guide to Maya pronunciation and some of the phrases in this book is also available.

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Maya-English/English-Maya Dictionary And Phrasebook

Maya-English/English-Maya Dictionary And Phrasebook

by John Montgomery

- a good but quite simple phrasebook of the modern Yucatec Maya language containing 2,500 common words and phrases with an emphasis on things a tourist might want to say, plus a brief introduction to Maya grammar.

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Dictionary Of The Maya Language

by Victoria Bricker

- a good dictionary of the Yucatec Mayan language. Also contains a short grammar, a botanical index and a bibliography.

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Mayan languages

Achi, Akatek, Awakatek, Chontal Maya, Ch’ol, Chorti, Chuj, Huasteco, Itzaʼ, Ixil, Jakaltek, Kaqchikel, Ki'che', Lacandon, Mam, Mocho’, Mopan, Poqomam, Poqomchiʼ, Q’anjob’al, Q'eqchi', Sakapultek, Sipakapense, Tektitek, Tojolabal, Tzeltal, Tzotzil, Tz'utujil, Uspantek, Yucatec Maya

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