bʼalam

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Kaqchikel[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mayan *bʼahlam.

Noun[edit]

bʼalam (plural bʼalamiʼ)

  1. jaguar (Panthera onca)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Anonymous (17th c.) Uocabulario copioso de las lenguas cakchikel y ꜭiche[1] (in Spanish), page 39: “Balam. tigre.”
  • Brown, R. McKenna; Maxwell, Judith M.; Little, Walter E. (2006) ¿La ütz awäch? Introduction to Kaqchikel Maya Language, Austin: University of Texas Press, page 207
  • Ruyán Canú, Déborah; Coyote Tum, Rafael; Munson L., Jo Ann (1991) Diccionario cakchiquel central y español[2] (in Spanish), Instituto Lingüístico de Verano de Centroamérica, page 9

K'iche'[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mayan *bʼahlam.

Noun[edit]

bʼalam

  1. jaguar (Panthera onca)