Current extent of the of the Yucatecan languages in Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala
The Yucatecan languages are a branch of the Mayan family of Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala.
- Mopan–Itza: Itzaʼ (1,090 speakers), Mopan (9,000-12,000 speakers)
- Yucatec–Lacandon: Maya (Yukatek) (792,113 speakers), Lakantun (Lacandon) (600 speakers)
All the Yucatecan languages are closely linked with each other. However, people speaking Itzaʼ and those speaking Yucatec do have difficulties understanding each other.
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