Akatek

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Noun

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jaʼ

  1. water

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  • Susanne Schüle, Perception verb complements in Akatek, a Mayan language, citing Zavala (1992)

Ch'orti'

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Alternative forms

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Noun

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jaʼ

  1. water

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Chol

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Noun

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jaʼ

  1. water

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  • Chol Texts on the Supernatural (1965), page 159

Itzá

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Noun

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jaʼ

  1. water

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K'iche'

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Pronunciation

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Noun

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jaʼ

  1. water
  2. liquor
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Kiliwa

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Noun

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jaʼ

  1. Alternative form of ʼjaʼ

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Lacandon

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Adjective

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jaʼ

  1. water

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  • Fisher, William Morrison (1973). Towards the Reconstruction of Proto-Yucatec, Ph.D. dissertation, University of Chicago

Mocho

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Noun

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jaʼ

  1. water

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Mopan Maya

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Noun

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jaʼ

  1. water
  2. rain

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Adjective

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jaʼ

  1. watery

References

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  • Hofling, Charles Andrew (2011). Mopan Maya–Spanish–English Dictionary, University of Utah Press.

Tabasco Chontal

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Noun

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jaʼ

  1. water

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  • Kathryn C. Keller, Diccionario Chontal de Tabasco, Summer Institute of Linguistics (1997), page 471

Tojolabal

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Noun

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jaʼ

  1. water

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  • Carlos Lenkersdorf, Tojolabal para principiantes, lengua y cosmovision mayas en Chiapas (1994, México, CRT)

Tzeltal

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Alternative forms

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  • haʼ (obsolete)
  • haˀ (obsolete)

Noun

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jaʼ

  1. water
    • Tzeltal language learning guide, page 11:
      Ya cuchʼ jaʼ
      I drink water

Uspanteco

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Noun

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jaʼ

  1. water

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  • Miguel Angel Vicente Méndez, Diccionario bilingüe uspanteko-español, page 93, 2007

Wastek

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Noun

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jaʼ

  1. water

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Yucatec Maya

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Proto-Mayan *haʼ.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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jaʼ (plural jaʼob)

  1. water
  2. rain
  3. lake

Derived terms

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References

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  • Academia de la Lengua Maya de Yucatán, A. C. (2003) Diccionario maya popular: Maya-español, español-maya (in Spanish), →ISBN, page 69:JAʼ
  • Barrera Vásquez, Alfredo et al. (1980) Diccionario maya Cordemex: Maya-español, español-maya (in Spanish), Mérida: Ediciones Cordemex, page 165:HAʼ
  • Beltrán de Santa Rosa María, Pedro (1746) Arte de el idioma maya reducido a succintas reglas, y semilexicon yucateco (in Spanish), Mexico: Por la Biuda de D. Joseph Bernardo de Hogal, page 178:Agua. .... Haa.
  • Montgomery, John (2004) Maya-English, English-Maya (Yucatec) Dictionary & Phrasebook, New York: Hippocrene Books, Inc., →ISBN, page 57:haʼ
  • Pío Pérez, Juan (1866–1877) Diccionario de la lengua maya (in Spanish), Mérida de Yucatán: Imprenta literaria, de Juan F. Molina Solís, page 105:HÁ: agua