Yucatecan languages

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Yucatecan
Geographic
distribution:
Mesoamerica
Linguistic classification: Mayan
  • Yucatecan
Subdivisions:
  • Mopan–Itza
  • Yucatec–Lacandon
Glottolog: yuca1252[1]

The Yucatecan languages are a branch of the Mayan family of Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala.

Languages[edit]

The Mayan languages in the Yucatecan branch are:[clarification needed — Are these glossonyms exonyms or endonyms?]

All the Yucatecan languages are closely linked with each other. However, people speaking Itza' and those speaking Yucatec do have difficulties understanding each other.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Yucatecan". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 

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