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Gramática Ch'ol By Viola Warkentin, Ruby Scott
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This grammar of the Ch'ol language uses relatively non-technical terminology to describe the Tila variety of Ch'ol that is spoken in the town of Chivalito, municipality of Salto de Agua, Chiapas,... More > Mexico. A few examples are taken from Tumbalá Ch'ol and Sabanilla Ch'ol. Topics covered include the parts of speech, especially the verbs. Three classes of transitive verbs are distinguished, as well as intransitive, stative, and special verbs. The descriptions are illustrated by analyzed phrases and sentences. In addition, there is a description of the sounds of Ch'ol compared to those of Spanish. The appendices provide information on numbers and numeral classifiers, plus terms for kinship and parts of the body. Also included are maps and a bibliography.< Less
DICCIONARIO CH'OL By H. Wilbur Aulie, Evelyn W. Aulie
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This dictionary provides extensive documentation of the Ch'ol language (spoken in northern Chiapas, Mexico), which is considered crucial for the deciphering of Mayan glyphs and inscriptions. The... More > second edition (1996) provided many improvements over the first (1978) edition. The information it contains is more accessible because everything in the Ch'ol-Spanish section is also in the Spanish-Ch'ol section, and vice versa. Dialectal variants are identified; the grammar notes and bibliography have been updated; the flora and fauna appendix now includes all items in the body of the dictionary. New appendices, drawn from the dictionary, have been added: expressions that refer to time, words used to indicate size, an extensive list of grammatical and semantic morphemes, and a list of place names with maps of the Ch'ol area in Chiapas.< Less