A collection of useful phrases in Yucatec Maya , a Mayan language spoken in Mexico and Belize. Useful phrases in Yucatec Maya .
|English||Màaya t’àan (Yucatec Maya )|
|Hello (General greeting)||Ba’ax ka wa’alik?|
|How are you?||Bix yanikech?|
|Reply to ‘How are you?’||Ma’alob. Kux tech? Hach ma’aloob’. Kux tech?|
|What’s your name?||Bix a k’ a’aba’?|
If you want to surprise someone with an “I love you” in Maya , say “in k’aatech”.
Mayan Word Sets
|Yucatecan Mayan Words||Quichean Mayan Words|
In many versions of the 20-day cycle of the Mesoamerican calendar, the tenth day bears the name dog . This is itzcuintli in Nahuatl, the language of the Aztecs, tz’i’ in the K’iche’ Maya language and oc in Yucatec Maya .
Yucatec language, also called Maya or Yucatec Maya , American Indian language of the Mayan family, spoken in the Yucatán Peninsula, including not only part of Mexico but also Belize and northern Guatemala.
Maya is a female name with multiple meanings: In Sanskrit Māyā means “illusion or magic”, and is also an alternate name of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi.
( Mayan ) God go with you. Mayan Language for Beginners.
|Ma’alob, kux tu’un teech?||Mah ah-loh, koosh too oohn tehhch?||Formal: Good, and you?|
|Reply: In k’aaba’e… (your name ) **||Eeen kaah-bah eh…||My name is (your name )|
The Mayan Pantheon: Gods and Goddesses – Itzamná This is one of the most important gods of the Mayan Gods. – Chaac . This is the famous Maya rain god. – Ix Chel . Ix Chel is known as La Blanca and is one of the most important goddesses in the vast Maya Pantheon. – Kinich Ahau . – Hun Nal Ye. – Ah Puch . – Ek Chuah. – Kukulcán God.
Kinich Ahau (Kʼinich Ajaw) is the 16th-century Yucatec name of the Maya sun god, designated as God G when referring to the codices. In the Classic period, God G is depicted as a middle-aged man with an aquiline nose, large square eyes, cross-eyed, and a filed incisor in the upper row of teeth.
Mayan is spoken in southern Mexico and adjoining countries including Guatemala and Belize. It is spoken by the Maya peoples, who with 6 million people speak it natively. There are quite a few different Mayan languages, and many of them have been officially recognized.
You can find more Maya Indian words in our online picture glossaries. Maya Word Set.
|English (Français)||Yucatec Maya words|