Lacandon

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Lacandón
Population

560 (2000 INALI). Ethnic population: 1,000 (2000).

Location

Southeast Chiapas, Najá, Lacanjá San Quintín, Metzaboc, Betel, Lake Metzaboc.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Lacanjá, Najá.

Typology

SVO; short words, affixes, clitics; nontonal

Language Use

All ages. Also use Chol [ctu] or Spanish [spa].

Language Development
Dictionary. NT: 1978.
Writing
Latin script.