jaʼ

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Akatek[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaʼ

  1. water

References[edit]

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

Ch'orti'[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaʼ

  1. water

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Chol[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaʼ

  1. water

References[edit]

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

Itzá[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaʼ

  1. water

References[edit]


K'iche'[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaʼ

  1. water
  2. liquor

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]


Kiliwa[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaʼ

  1. Alternative form of ʼjaʼ

References[edit]


Lacandon[edit]

Adjective[edit]

jaʼ

  1. water

References[edit]

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

Mocho[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaʼ

  1. water

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Mopan Maya[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaʼ

  1. water
  2. rain

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

jaʼ

  1. watery

References[edit]

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

Tabasco Chontal[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaʼ

  1. water

References[edit]

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

Tojolabal[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaʼ

  1. water

References[edit]

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

Tzeltal[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • haʼ (obsolete)
  • haˀ (obsolete)

Noun[edit]

jaʼ

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

Uspanteco[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaʼ

  1. water

References[edit]

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

Wastek[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaʼ

  1. water

References[edit]


Yucatec Maya[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mayan *haʼ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaʼ (plural jaʼob)

  1. water
  2. rain
  3. lake

References[edit]

  • 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”