waaj

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Yucatec Maya[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mayan *waaj.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

waaj (plural waajoʼob)

  1. tortilla
  2. bread

Usage notes[edit]

This word is almost never pluralized.

References[edit]

  • Academia de la Lengua Maya de Yucatán, A. C. (2003) Diccionario maya popular: Maya-español, español-maya (in Spanish), →ISBN, page 242: “WAAJ
  • Barrera Vásquez, Alfredo et al. (1980) Diccionario maya Cordemex: Maya-español, español-maya (in Spanish), Mérida: Ediciones Cordemex, page 905: “WAH
  • 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 185: “Pan. Uah.”
  • Montgomery, John (2004) Maya-English, English-Maya (Yucatec) Dictionary & Phrasebook, New York: Hippocrene Books, Inc., →ISBN, page 81: “waah