Q’anjob’al

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A language of Guatemala

Alternate Names
Conob, Eastern Kanjobal, Eastern Qanjobal, Kanhobal, Qanjobal, Santa Eulalia Kanjobal
Population

77,700 in Guatemala (1998).

Location

Huehuetenango Department, Santa Eulalia. Also in Mexico, United States.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Typology

VSO

Language Use

Few also use Spanish [spa].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 5%–10%. Literacy rate in L2: 26%. Bible: 1989.
Writing
Latin script.