ISO 639 Code: myn

ISO 639-2:  myn
English: Mayan languages
French: maya, langues

The code myn is classified in ISO 639 as a collective language code. It encompasses all the related languages that comprise the members of a single genetic subgroup.

It is mapped to the following subgroup in the Ethnologue's genetic classification system:

The code thus encompasses the following 69 languages from the Ethnologue:

ACHÍ, CUBULCO

[ACC] Guatemala. 45,000 to 50,000 (1999 Gary Desterke FREF).  Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Quichean, Quichean, Quiche-Achi. More information.

ACHÍ, RABINAL

[ACR] Guatemala. 37,300 (1990 SIL).  Alternate names: RABINAL QUICHÉ. Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Quichean, Quichean, Quiche-Achi. More information.

AGUACATECO

[AGU] Guatemala. 18,000 (1998 SIL).  Alternate names: AGUACATEC. Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Mamean, Ixilan. More information.

CAKCHIQUEL, CENTRAL

[CAK] Guatemala. 132,200 (1990 SIL).  Alternate names: KAQCHIQUEL. Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Quichean, Quichean, Cakchiquel. More information.

CAKCHIQUEL, EASTERN

[CKE] Guatemala. 100,000 (1998 SIL).  Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Quichean, Quichean, Cakchiquel. More information.

CAKCHIQUEL, NORTHERN

[CKC] Guatemala. 16,000 (1982 SIL).  Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Quichean, Quichean, Cakchiquel. More information.

CAKCHIQUEL, SANTA MARÍA DE JESÚS

[CKI] Guatemala. 15,000 (1998 SIL).  Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Quichean, Quichean, Cakchiquel. More information.

CAKCHIQUEL, SANTO DOMINGO XENACOJ

[CKJ] Guatemala. 5,200 (1991 SIL).  Alternate names: SANTO DOMINGO XENACOJ, XENACOJ. Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Quichean, Quichean, Cakchiquel. More information.

CAKCHIQUEL, SOUTH CENTRAL

[CKD] Guatemala. 43,000 (1998 SIL).  Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Quichean, Quichean, Cakchiquel. More information.

CAKCHIQUEL, SOUTHERN

[CKF] Guatemala. 43,000 (1993 SIL).  Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Quichean, Quichean, Cakchiquel. More information.

CAKCHIQUEL, SOUTHWESTERN, ACATENANGO

[CKK] Guatemala. Few speakers (1997 SIL).  Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Quichean, Quichean, Cakchiquel. More information.

CAKCHIQUEL, SOUTHWESTERN, YEPOCAPA

[CBM] Guatemala. 8,000 speakers out of 15,000 in the ethnic group (1991 SIL).  Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Quichean, Quichean, Cakchiquel. More information.

CAKCHIQUEL, WESTERN

[CKW] Guatemala. 77,000 (1998 SIL).  Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Quichean, Quichean, Cakchiquel. More information.

CH'OL, TILA

[CTI] Mexico. 35,000 to 40,000 (1990 census) including 10,000 monolinguals (1998).  Classification: Mayan, Cholan-Tzeltalan, Cholan, Chol-Chontal. More information.

CH'OL, TUMBALÁ

[CTU] Mexico. 90,000 including 30,000 monolinguals and 10,000 in Sabanilla (1992).  Classification: Mayan, Cholan-Tzeltalan, Cholan, Chol-Chontal. More information.

CHICOMUCELTEC

[COB] Mexico. Ethnic group: 1,500 in Mexico; 100 in Guatemala (1982 GR).  Alternate names: CAC'CHIQUEL MAM, CAKCHIQUEL MAM, CHICOMULCELTECO. Classification: Mayan, Huastecan. More information.

CHONTAL, TABASCO

[CHF] Mexico. 55,000 (1995 census).  Alternate names: YOCOT'AN. Dialects: TAMULTÉ DE LAS SÁBANAS CHONTAL, BUENA VISTA CHONTAL, MIRAMAR CHONTAL. Classification: Mayan, Cholan-Tzeltalan, Cholan, Chol-Chontal. More information.

CHORTÍ

[CAA] Guatemala. 31,500 (1990 SIL). Population total both countries 31,500. Classification: Mayan, Cholan-Tzeltalan, Cholan, Chorti. More information.

CHUJ, SAN MATEO IXTATÁN

[CNM] Guatemala. 22,130 in Guatemala (1991 SIL). Population total both countries 31,630. Alternate names: CHUH, CHUJE, CHUHE. Classification: Mayan, Kanjobalan-Chujean, Chujean. More information.

CHUJ, SAN SEBASTIÁN COATÁN

[CAC] Guatemala. 19,458 (1991 SIL).  Classification: Mayan, Kanjobalan-Chujean, Chujean. More information.

HUASTECO, SAN FRANCISCO CHONTLA

[HAU] Mexico.   Alternate names: SOUTHEASTERN HUASTECO, SAN FRANCISCO CHONTLA HUASTEC. Classification: Mayan, Huastecan. More information.

HUASTECO, SAN LUÍS POTOSÍ

[HVA] Mexico. 70,000 (1990 census).  Alternate names: POTOSINO HUASTEC. Classification: Mayan, Huastecan. More information.

HUASTECO, TANTOYUCA

[HUS] Mexico. 50,000 (1990 census).  Alternate names: TANTOYUCA HUASTEC. Classification: Mayan, Huastecan. More information.

ITZÁ

[ITZ] Guatemala. 12 speakers (1986 SIL).  Alternate names: PETÉN ITZÁ MAYA, YUCATEC MAYA, ICAICHE MAYA, MAYA. Classification: Mayan, Yucatecan, Mopan-Itza. More information.

IXIL, CHAJUL

[IXJ] Guatemala. 18,000 (1998 SIL).  Dialects: ILOM. Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Mamean, Ixilan. More information.

IXIL, NEBAJ

[IXI] Guatemala. 35,000 (1991 SIL).  Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Mamean, Ixilan. More information.

IXIL, SAN JUAN COTZAL

[IXL] Guatemala. 16,000 (1998 SIL).  Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Mamean, Ixilan. More information.

JACALTECO, EASTERN

[JAC] Guatemala. 11,000 (1998 SIL).  Classification: Mayan, Kanjobalan-Chujean, Kanjobalan, Kanjobal-Jacaltec. More information.

JACALTECO, WESTERN

[JAI] Guatemala. 77,700 in Guatemala (1998). Population total both countries 88,000. Classification: Mayan, Kanjobalan-Chujean, Kanjobalan, Kanjobal-Jacaltec. More information.

KANJOBAL, EASTERN

[KJB] Guatemala. 77,700 in Guatemala (1998). Population total both countries 88,200. Alternate names: SANTA EULALIA KANJOBAL, KANHOBAL, CONOB. Classification: Mayan, Kanjobalan-Chujean, Kanjobalan, Kanjobal-Jacaltec. More information.

KANJOBAL, WESTERN

[KNJ] Guatemala. 48,500 in Guatemala (1998). Population total all countries 58,600. Alternate names: ACATECO, ACATEC, SAN MIGUEL ACATÁN KANJOBAL, CONOB. Classification: Mayan, Kanjobalan-Chujean, Kanjobalan, Kanjobal-Jacaltec. More information.

KEKCHÍ

[KEK] Guatemala. 400,000 in Guatemala (1998 SIL). Population total all countries 421,300. Alternate names: QUECCHÍ, CACCHÉ. Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Quichean, Kekchi. More information.

LACANDÓN

[LAC] Mexico. 700 to 800 (1997 P. Baer SIL), including 69 at Lake Metzaboc, Chiapas. There were 178 in 1942, all monolingual.  Dialects: LACANJÁ, NAJÁ. Classification: Mayan, Yucatecan, Yucatec-Lacandon. More information.

MAM, CENTRAL

[MVC] Guatemala. 100,000 (1992 Wes Collins SIL).  Alternate names: COMITANCILLO MAM, WESTERN MAM, MAM OCCIDENTAL, MAM MARQUENSE, SAN MARCOS COMITANCILLAS MAM. Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Mamean, Mamean. More information.

MAM, NORTHERN

[MAM] Guatemala. 180,000 to 200,000 in Guatemala (1998 SIL). Population total both countries 180,000 to 200,000. Alternate names: HUEHUETENANGO MAM. Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Mamean, Mamean. More information.

MAM, SOUTHERN

[MMS] Guatemala. 125,000 (1991 SIL).  Alternate names: SAN JUAN OSTUNCALCO MAM, OSTUNCALCO MAM, QUETZALTENANGO MAM, MAM QUETZALTECO. Dialects: SAN MARTÍN SACATEPÉQUEZ MAM (SAN MARTÍN CHILE VERDE MAM). Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Mamean, Mamean. More information.

MAM, TAJUMULCO

[MPF] Guatemala. 35,000 (1992 W. Collins SIL).  Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Mamean, Mamean. More information.

MAM, TODOS SANTOS CUCHUMATÁN

[MVJ] Guatemala. 50,000 in Guatemala (1998 SIL). Population total both countries 60,000. Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Mamean, Mamean. More information.

MAYA, CHAN SANTA CRUZ

[YUS] Mexico. 40,000 (1990 census).  Classification: Mayan, Yucatecan, Yucatec-Lacandon. More information.

MAYA, YUCATÁN

[YUA] Mexico. 700,000 in Mexico (1990 census). Population total both countries 700,000 (1990). Alternate names: PENINSULAR MAYA. Classification: Mayan, Yucatecan, Yucatec-Lacandon. More information.

MOCHO

[MHC] Mexico. 168 speakers, no monolinguals (1990 census).  Alternate names: MOTOZINTLECO. Dialects: MOTOZINTLECO, TUZANTECO. Classification: Mayan, Kanjobalan-Chujean, Kanjobalan, Mocho. More information.

MOPÁN MAYA

[MOP] Belize. 7,000 to 7,750 in Belize. Population total both countries 9,600 to 10,350. Alternate names: MAYA MOPÁN, MOPANE. Classification: Mayan, Yucatecan, Mopan-Itza. More information.

POKOMAM, CENTRAL

[POC] Guatemala. 8,600 (1990 SIL). Population total both countries 8,600. Alternate names: CENTRAL POCOMAM, POCOMÁN. Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Quichean, Pocom. More information.

POKOMAM, EASTERN

[POA] Guatemala. 12,500 (1990 SIL).  Alternate names: POCOMAM ORIENTAL. Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Quichean, Pocom. More information.

POKOMAM, SOUTHERN

[POU] Guatemala. 27,912 (1991 SIL).  Alternate names: PALÍN POCOMAM. Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Quichean, Pocom. More information.

POKOMCHÍ, EASTERN

[POH] Guatemala. 35,000 to 45,000 (1998 SIL).  Alternate names: TACTIC POKOMCHÍ, POCOMCHÍ, POCONCHÍ, POKONCHÍ. Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Quichean, Pocom. More information.

POKOMCHÍ, WESTERN

[POB] Guatemala. 50,000 (1998 SIL).  Alternate names: WESTERN POCOMCHÍ, POCOMCHÍ. Dialects: SANTA CRUZ VERAPAZ POKOMCHÍ. Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Quichean, Pocom. More information.

QUICHÉ, CENTRAL

[QUC] Guatemala. 216,910 (1990 SIL).  Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Quichean, Quichean, Quiche-Achi. More information.

QUICHÉ, CUNÉN

[CUN] Guatemala. 6,500 (1992 census).  Alternate names: NORTHERN QUICHÉ, CHUIL QUICHÉ, CUNENTECO QUICHÉ. Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Quichean, Quichean, Quiche-Achi. More information.

QUICHÉ, EASTERN, CHICHICASTENANGO

[QUU] Guatemala. 100,000 (1991 SIL).  Alternate names: EAST CENTRAL QUICHÉ. Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Quichean, Quichean, Quiche-Achi. More information.

QUICHÉ, JOYABAJ

[QUJ] Guatemala. 54,298 (1991 SIL).  Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Quichean, Quichean, Quiche-Achi. More information.

QUICHÉ, SAN ANDRÉS

[QIE] Guatemala. 19,728 (1991 SIL).  Alternate names: SAN ANDRÉS SAJCABAJÁ QUICHÉ. Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Quichean, Quichean, Quiche-Achi. More information.

QUICHÉ, WEST CENTRAL

[QUT] Guatemala. 250,000 (1994 SIL).  Alternate names: SOUTHWESTERN QUICHÉ, CANTEL QUICHÉ. Dialects: COASTAL QUICHÉ, WESTERN QUICHÉ. Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Quichean, Quichean, Quiche-Achi. More information.

SACAPULTECO

[QUV] Guatemala. 36,823 (1991 SIL).  Alternate names: SACAPULAS QUICHÉ. Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Quichean, Sacapulteco. More information.

SIPACAPENSE

[QUM] Guatemala. 6,000 (1991 SIL).  Alternate names: SIPACAPEÑO, SIPACAPA QUICHÉ. Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Quichean, Sipacapeno. More information.

TACANECO

[MTZ] Guatemala. 20,000 in Guatemala (1991 SIL). Population total both countries 21,200. Alternate names: TACANÁ MAM, WESTERN MAM, TILÓ, MAMÉ. Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Mamean, Mamean. More information.

TECTITECO

[TTC] Guatemala. 1,200 in Guatemala (1998 SIL). Population total both countries 2,200 or more. Alternate names: TECO, TECTITÁN MAM. Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Mamean, Mamean. More information.

TOJOLABAL

[TOJ] Mexico. 36,000 including 7,700 monolinguals (1990 census).  Alternate names: CHAÑABAL, COMITECO. Classification: Mayan, Kanjobalan-Chujean, Chujean. More information.

TZELTAL, BACHAJÓN

[TZB] Mexico. 100,000 (1993 SIL). Speakers of all Tzeltal varieties: 215,145 (1980 census).  Alternate names: LOWLAND TZELTAL. Dialects: AMATENANGO DEL VALLE. Classification: Mayan, Cholan-Tzeltalan, Tzeltalan. More information.

TZELTAL, OXCHUC

[TZH] Mexico. 200,000 (1993 SIL).  Alternate names: HIGHLAND TZELTAL, TENEJAPA, CHANAL, CANCUC, TENANGO. Classification: Mayan, Cholan-Tzeltalan, Tzeltalan. More information.

TZOTZIL, CH'ENALHÓ

[TZE] Mexico. 35,000 (1990 census).  Alternate names: CHENALÓ. Dialects: SAN PEDRO CHENALHÓ, SAN PABLO CHALCHIHUITAN, SANTA CATARINA PANTELHO, SAN MIGUEL MITONTIC. Classification: Mayan, Cholan-Tzeltalan, Tzeltalan. More information.

TZOTZIL, CHAMULA

[TZC] Mexico. 130,000 (1990 census). Speakers of all Tzotzil languages: 265,000 (1990 census).  Alternate names: CHAMULA. Classification: Mayan, Cholan-Tzeltalan, Tzeltalan. More information.

TZOTZIL, HUIXTÁN

[TZU] Mexico. 20,000 (1990 census).  Alternate names: HUIXTECO. Dialects: HUIXTÁN, ANGEL ALBINO CORZO, LA CONCORDIA, VILLA CORZO. Classification: Mayan, Cholan-Tzeltalan, Tzeltalan. More information.

TZOTZIL, SAN ANDRÉS LARRAINZAR

[TZS] Mexico. 50,000 (1990 census).  Alternate names: SAN ANDRÉS TZOTZIL. Classification: Mayan, Cholan-Tzeltalan, Tzeltalan. More information.

TZOTZIL, VENUSTIANO CARRANZA

[TZO] Mexico. 4,226 speakers including 58 monolinguals (1990 census). 60,000 in the ethnic group.  Alternate names: SAN BARTOLOMÉ VENUSTIANO CARRANZA TZOTZIL. Classification: Mayan, Cholan-Tzeltalan, Tzeltalan. More information.

TZOTZIL, ZINACANTÁN

[TZZ] Mexico. 25,000 (1990 census).  Alternate names: ZINACANTECO TZOTZIL. Classification: Mayan, Cholan-Tzeltalan, Tzeltalan. More information.

TZUTUJIL, EASTERN

[TZJ] Guatemala. 50,000 (1998 SIL).  Alternate names: TZUTUJIL ORIENTAL, SANTIAGO ATITLÁN TZUTUJIL, TZUTUHIL. Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Quichean, Quichean, Tzutujil. More information.

TZUTUJIL, WESTERN

[TZT] Guatemala. 33,800 (1990 SIL).  Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Quichean, Quichean, Tzutujil. More information.

USPANTECO

[USP] Guatemala. 3,000 (1998 SIL).  Classification: Mayan, Quichean-Mamean, Greater Quichean, Uspantec. More information.


 
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