Lacandon

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Jach-t’aan, Lacandón, Lakantún
Population

600 (2015 S. Cook). Ethnic population: 1,000 (2000).

Location

Chiapas state: Betel, Lacanjá San Quintín, Lake Metzaboc, Metzaboc, Najá.

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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], Spanish [spa].

Language Development
Grammar. NT: 1978.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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