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Central American Languages

Source:   This map is recreated from the 'Teaching Materials' area of the Thesaurus Indogermanischer Text- und Sprachmaterialien (TITUS) project, a joint project of the Institute of Comparative Linguistics of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main, the Ústav starého Predního východu of Charles University, Prague, the Institut for Almen og Anvendt Sprogvidenskab of the University of Kopenhagen and the Departamento de Filología Clásica y Románica (Filología Griega) de la Universidad de Oviedo.

Contact:   Jost Gippert,, TITUS

Usage Notes/Copyright Status:   Jost Gippert, Frankfurt a/M 1999-2003. This server provides teaching materials concerning Indo-European and Non-Indo-European languages. Those materials that can be downloaded via http can be used freely for teaching purposes, provided that they are quoted as sources and the name(s) of the editor(s) and the date of last changes are indicated. No parts of this document may be republished in any form without prior permission by the copyright holder.

Date Digitized:   15 June 2011

Map Description:
This map depicts the languages of Central America, spanning southern California to Colombia. Includes three language isolates as well as languages from the Mayan, Oto-Manguean, Chibchan, Uto-Aztecan, Choco, Totonacan, Arawakan, Yuman, Mazatecan, Misumalpan, and Mixe-Zoquean families. Also note that the Lenca language's classification is currently disputed.

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