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See also The Ancient Phonetic Alphabet of Yucatan, by Daniel G. Brinton

Wordlist Yucatec-English (Modern)

-ak = last

Xnuk Ek' = Evening Star, Venus

aabil = grandchild

aahal = wake, wake up

aak = tortoise

aak' = fresh, recent

aak'ab = night

aal = finger, burdensome, heavy, onerous, toe

aalak' = domestic animal

aalkab = run

aalkab u man meyah = diligent, hardworking, industrious

aantah = aid, assistent, helper

aantik = accomodate, aid, assist, help

aax = wart

aayin = crocodile

akan = snore

aktun = cave, grotto, cave, cavern, den

ak' = tongue, vine, grapevine

am = spider

amigoo = friend

asta = until, till

asukaar = sugar

atan = wife

awat = cry out, scream, shout

ayik'al = affluent, rich, wealthy, well-off

a'alik = say, tell

baab = float, swim

baak = horn, bone

baalche' = mead

baat = axe

baaxal t'aan = gag, joke

bak' = meat

baler = value, worth

banda = place, location, place, spot

bat = hail

ba'al = thing, article, object, thing

ba'ax = what

ba'axten = what for, why

ba'ax k'in = when

ba'en = what for, why

ba'te'el = problem, trouble

beel = affair, business, business deal, case, matter

beetik = achieve, act, do, make, perform

beh = road, route, way

behla' = today

behla'e' = today

bek'ech = slender, slim

beora = at present, now

beyts'abile' = maybe, mayhap, perchance, perhaps, possibly

biix = how, in what way

biix a beel? = how are you?, how do you do?

biix a beele'ex? = how are you?, how do you do?

bik'ix = when

bin = go

bin ka aak'abtal = sunset

bisik = get, lay hold of, pick up, take

biyeho = old, old, old

bon = dye, paint

bonik = paint

book = odor, odour, scent, smell

box = black

boxha' = coffee

bo'otik = pay

bo'oy = shade, shadow

buts' = smoke

chaak = rain

chaambeel = slow

chab = ant-eater, ant-eater, ant-eater

chaik = accord, admit, afford, allow, permit

chak = red

chakmool = jaguaro

chakxiich' = blond, fair

chamal = cigarette

chan = diminutive, little, small

cha'an = celebration, celebration, festival, party

cheba = ale, beer

chen = exclusively, just, only, alone, just, only, solely

che' = tree, baton, cane, stick, pole, post, stanchion, stake, timber, wood

che'eh = laugh

chich = strong

chichan = diminutive, little, small

chich iik' = storm, tempest, hurricane, storm, storm

chiich = grandmother

chik'in = west, West

chiltal = lie down, lie down

china = orange

chinwol = tarantula

chital = lie down, lie down

chiwol = tarantula

chi' = aperture, opening, mouth, border, brim, brink, edge, edging, fringe, rim

chi'bal = bite

chokow = warm

chokow pol = crazy, insane, mad, nuts

chokwil = warmth

chooch = intestines

chowak = long

chowakil = length, length

chukik = capture, catch, grapple

chukwa' = chocolate

chumuk = centre, half, average, mean, middle

chumuk aak'ab = midnight

chumuk k'in = midday, noon

chun = base, basis, lineage, beginning, commencement, start, origin, stem, trunk

chunbesik = begin, commence, start

chunpahal = begin, commence, start

chupik = fill, fill in, fill up

chupsik = fill, fill in, fill up

chuuk = charcoal, charcoal

chuup = complete, full

chuupul = become full

ch'amak = coyote, fox

ch'a'ik iik' = breathe

ch'a'ik ool = get tired

ch'e'eh = ado, din, noise, odor, odour, scent, smell

ch'iich' = bird

ch'iihil = accrue, grow

ch'iilankabil = relative

ch'iin = throw

ch'ilib = twig, toothpick, toothpick

ch'omak = coyote, fox

ch'oop = blind

ch'ooy = bucket, pail

ch'o' = mouse, rat

ch'u = epiphyte

ch'uhuk = sugar

ch'uul = wet, moist

ch'uulik = wet

ch'uulul = get wet

ch'uupal = girl, lass, wench

ch'uykintik = hang

dyos bo'otik = thank you, thanks

eek' = dirty, filthy, nasty, soiled, unclean

eemel = descend, get off, go down

eex = pants, trousers

ek' = star

elel = burn

et = with, together

e'esik = indicate, point out, show

e'hoch'e'en = dark, dim

haah = true

haahil = truth, reality, truth

haal = base, basis, side, border, brim, brink, edge, edging, fringe, rim

haanal = meal

hach = quite, very, very much

hach'ik = chew

hach k'as = dangerous, abysmal, dreadful, gruesome, horrible, terrible

hahalki = mucous

hanal = eat, feed

hanil = clear, distinct, plain, clean, pure

hanlil = meal

hantik = eat, feed

hatsik = divide, separate, share

hatskab k'iin = morning

hats'ik = beat, hit, strike, whip

hats'uts = beautiful, fine, handsome, lovely

hats'utsil = beauty

hay = even, flat, level, smooth, gaunt, lean, slender, thin

ha' = water, lake, loch, rain

ha'ab = year

ha'as = banana

heets'a'an = fast, firm, stable

hela'an = different

he' = egg

he'bel = close, be closed

he'bik = open, open up

he'la' = behold, here is, here are, look, there

he'lel = repose, rest

he'le' = yes

hmen = shaman

hoholki = mucous

hooch = harvest

hoochik = harvest

hook'ol = appear, emerge, perform

hool = aperture, opening, hole

hooykep = lazy, lazy

ho'lyak = yesterday

ho'ol = head, pate, skull

ho'sapunta = pencil sharpener

huch' = grind, pulverize

huh = iguana, lizard

huhump' iitil = gradually, little by little

humpuli = completely, entirely, through, at all, entirely, quite, wholly

hump'el che' = board, plank

hump'iit = a little, rather

hun- = one

hun = alone, only, sole, solitary

hunkul che' = tree

hunts'it che' = pole, post, stanchion, stake

huum chaak = thunder

hu'un = letter, book, paper

ich = a, in, inside, into, on, per, within, eye, face

ichil = a, in, inside, into, on, per, within

ichkiil = bathe, have a bath

iicham = husband

iik' = air, spirit, wind

iim = bosom, breast, chest, udder, breast, teat

iits'in = sister, brother, younger brother

ilik = see

is = yam

it = anus, arse

its = resin, rust

i'nah = seed

kaab = bee, honey

kaachik = break

kaah = city, town

kaahsik = begin, commence, start

kaape = coffee

kaax = chicken, fowl

kaaxtik = look for, seek

kab = world

kahtal = be alive, live

kal = throat, neck, voice

kala'an = drunk, intoxicated

kan- = four

kan = serpent, snake

kay = fish

ka'- = two

ka' = and

ka'an = heaven, sky

ka'beh = the day after tomorrow

ka'nsah = instructor, teacher

ka'nsik = teach, teach

ka'teen = afresh, again, all over again, anew, afresh, again, once more

keeh = deer

keleembal = shoulder

kensa biixi' = maybe, mayhap, perchance, perhaps, possibly

kex = though, although

ke'el = bleak, chilly, cold

kiik = sister, elder sister

kiimak ool = contented, pleased, satisfied, happy, glad

kimen = dead

kimil = die, expire, pass away

kinsik = kill, liquidate, slay

kis = fart

kisiin = devil

kiskuba = fart

ki' = nice, nice, tasty

koh = beak, bill, tooth, cougar, mountain lion, puma

kol = field, field

konik = dispose of, sell, vend

konol = salesman

kook = deaf

koom = narrow, brief, short

koos = falcon

ko'oh = costly, dear, expensive, pricey

ko'olel = woman

kuch = blame, fault, guilt, burden, charge, load

kuchik = burden, load

kulal = sit

kultal = sit down, sit down

kutal = sit down, sit down

kuuk = elbow

kuxa'an = alive

kuxtal = be alive, live

ku'uk = squirrel

k'aab = juice, sap

k'aaba' = appellation, name

k'aah = acerbic, bitter, acerbic, bitter

k'aak' = fire

k'aalal = close, be closed

k'aan = hammock

k'aax = forest, woods, jungle

k'aaxal = rain

k'aaxal ha' = rain, rain

k'aay = sing, song, music

k'ab = arm, bough, branch, hand

k'abeet = necessary

k'ala'an = closed, shut

k'alik = close, shut

k'amas = termite

k'amik = get, have, receive

k'an = yellow, mature, ripe

k'ana'an = important, serious, necessary

k'anche' = chair

k'anho'ol = cushion

k'as = bad, miserable, nasty, poor

k'as ke'el = cool

k'axab nak' = belt, girdle

k'eban = sin, transgression

k'eek'en = hog, pig, swine

k'ewel = skin, leather

k'exik = change, turn

k'iilkab = hot

k'iin = sun, day, time, while

k'iinal = hot

k'iinam = ache, pain, headache

k'i'ik = blood

k'i'ix = thorn

k'i'xooch = porcupine

k'oha'an = pregnant, with young, ill, sick

k'oha'nil = ailment, disease, illness

k'ono'ch = chin

k'ooben = firebox, kitchen

k'oop = ravine

k'osik = clip, cut, shear

k'oxol = mosquito

k'o'ox = savage, wild

k'uchul = arrive, end up, get

k'uch ximbal = visit

k'uho'ob = twin, twin

k'uk'um = feather

k'ulu' = raccoon, racoon, washing-bear, raccoon, racoon, washing-bear

k'uruch = cockroach

k'uum = calabash, gourd

k'uuts = marijuana, tobacco

k'u' = den, nest

laak' = husband, spouse, relative

laataa = can, tin, tin can

lak'in = east, East

lak'tsil = family, relative

laylie = always, ever

la'achik = scratch

la'tene = on that account, therefore

lela' = this

lelo' = that, that one

le' = leaf, sheet

le ka'peeli = both

liik'il = ascend, get up, go up, lift, rise, arise

lol = bloom, flower, rose

loob = accident, bad luck, injury, wound

loobil = sin, transgression

lukum = earthworm

luk'ul = escape, flee, absent onself, depart, go away, leave, flee, run away

luunaa = moon

lu'um = ground, soil, earth, land, soil

maak = person

maax = that, who

maaxi' = who

mahantik = let, rent out

makalmak = who

mamah = mother

mamich = grandmother

manik = buy, purchase, take over

mas = more

masewal = Indian, American Indian

maskab = iron

ma' = no, not, without

ma' ko'ohi' = cheap, inexpensive

mentik = achieve, act, do, make, perform

metik = achieve, act, do, make, perform

meyah = work, job, work

me'ex = beard, moustache, moustache

miis = broom

miistik = sweep

mis = cat

mixba'al = nothing

mixbik'in = never

mixmaak = neither, nobody, none, no-one

mixtu'ux = nowhere

mots = root

much = toad, frog

mukik = bury, bury, entomb, inter

mul = together

munyal = cloud

muuk' = force, strength, vigour

muul = hill, pyramid

muyal = cloud

naachil = distance, offset

naats' = at, beside, by, near, nearby, near to, next to

naay = dream

nah = house

nahil = building

na'atik = understand, realize

neek' = seed

neen = looking-glass, mirror

neh = tail

niixil kab = depth, depth

nikte' = bloom, flower

nikte' ha' = waterlily, waterlily

ni' = nose

nohchil = boss, chief, leader, chief, boss

nohoch = big, great, large

nohochil = size

nohol = south

nook' = clothes, clothing

nook'ol = worm

no'ha'an = right, to the right

no'oh = right, righthand

nuuk = big, great, large

nuukik = answer, reply, respond

nuuktak = adult, adult, grown-up

nuxib = old, old

nu'kul = agent, means, tool

okaank'iin = evening

okol = go in, enter, perform

ola = hello

ooch = opossum

ook = leg, foot, paw

ooklik = steal

ookol = steal

ook'ol = cry, weep

ook'ot = dance

ora = hour, o'clock, time

otoch = home

otsil = miserable, poor, poor

ox- = three

paal = son, child, bairn, infant, boy, lad, laddie

paax = music

pah = acetous, acid, sour, tart

pahtal = be possible

paktik = consider, deem, look, look at, regard, view, watch

pak' = wall

pak'al = plant, sow

pak'ik = sow

pam = bread, loaf

pamilya = wife, family

pan = bread, loaf

papah = pope, father

payooch = skunk

pa'ik = break

pa'tal = abide, expect, wait, await, wait for

pa'tik = abide, expect, wait, await, wait for

pech = tick

peek = movement

peeksik = actuate, move

peets' = snare, trap

pek' = dog

pepem = butterfly

pich' = thrush

piitoo = whistle, flute

piitoreal = toucan, toucan

piix = knee

pix = cover, hood, lid

pixan = spirit

pol = head, pate

polkil = thickness

polok = bold, corpulent, fat, thick

poos = pale, sallow

pot = penetrate

puksik'al = heart

put = papaya, papaw

puuts' = needle

puuts'ul = escape, flee

p'aak = tomato

p'atal = remain, stay, stay over

p'ektik = hate

p'isik = measure, weigh

p'ook = hat

p'o'ik = wash, wash

p'uchik = beat, hit, strike

saabin = marter, weasel

saak' = grasshopper

saal = light

saamal = tomorrow

saas = clear, distinct, plain

saasil = light

saatik = lose

sabukan = bag, sack

sahkil = fear

sak = blank, white, clean, pure

sak' = itch

sayab = fountain, fountain, source, spring

sayab ha' = fountain, source, spring

seeb = fast, quick, rapid, speedy, swift

seebak = fast, quick, rapid, speedy, swift

seeba'an = fast, quickly, swiftly

seeb u meyah = diligent, hardworking, industrious

seerbeesa = ale, beer

segirtik = continue, go on, proceed with

se'en = cold, cough

sihil = arise, be born, birth

siibil = gift, present

siik = give

siim = snot

siis = cool

siis ool = cool

siit = straw

siit' = jump, leap, spring

sina'an = scorpion

sinik = ant, emmet

si' = firewood

si'pil = aberration, error, mistake, sin, transgression

sool = bark, husk, peel, shell

soots' = bat

suhuy paal = virgin

suk = tame

suku'un = brother, elder brother

suuk = custom, habit, way

suum = lasso, cord, rope, string

su'tal = shame

taak = be willing to, want, wish

taak'in = money, gold

taak'inal = affluent, rich, wealthy, well-off

taam = low, deep, profound

taaman = liver

taan = before, in front of

taasik = bring, fetch

taax = even, flat, level, smooth

tahal = cook

tak'aan = cooked, mature, ripe

tal = come

talbes = maybe, mayhap, perchance, perhaps, possibly

taman = goat, sheep

tamax chi' = indication, omen, portent, precursor, presage, sign, indication, omen, presage, portent, sign

tanili = already, by now, yet

tat = grandfather, father

tata = grandfather, father

tatich = grandfather

ta' = dung, excrement

ta'ab = salt

ta'kuba = defecate

te' = there, here

te'la' = here

te'lo' = there

tihil = dry

tihsik = dry

tohol = price

toon = penis, cunt, pussy

toot = dumb, mute, speechless

tootkook = deaf and dumb

tsab kan = rattlesnake

tsahik = fry

tsaypachik = follow

tseel = side

tsiimin = horse

tsoolik = account for, explain, account for, clarify, explain

tso'ts = hair

ts'aak = drug, medicine, pharmaceutical

ts'aakik = care for, cure, treat

ts'ats'aak = doctor, physician

ts'iib = write

ts'iiboltik = fancy, imagine

ts'iibtik'ts'iitik = write

ts'iika'an = left, to the left

ts'iis = have sex

ts'ikik = shave

ts'oksik = accomodate, end, finish, terminate

ts'oon = gun, rifle

ts'oy = scar

ts'o'om = brain

ts'ul = foreigner

ts'unu'un = hummingbird

ts'u'uts' = smoke, kiss, suck

ts'u'uts'ik = smoke, kiss, suck

tulakal = all

tumben = new, novel

tumen = as, because, for, since

tunkuruchu = owl

tunk'ul = drum

turix = dragonfly

tuucha = ape, monkey

tuukul = dismal, gaunt, miserable, sad, think, dismal, dreary, sad

tuun = then

tuunich = rock, stone

tuunkuy = heel

tuupik = extinguish, put out

tuus = lie, tell a lie, lie, cheat, deceive

tuuxtik = send, transmit

tu'ub = forget

tu'ubsik = forget

tu'ux = where

tu heel k'iin = bye, goodbye, so long

tyempo = time, while

t'eel = cock, rooster

t'o'ol a pach = spine

t'uut' = parrot

t'u'ul = rabbit

uk' = louse

uk'ah = thirsty

uk'ik = drink

urich = snail

us = gnat

uts = good, nice, okay

utskintik = fix, repair

uuchben = old, old

uuchul = come about, happen, occur

uukum = pigeon

uulum = turkey

u bak'el it = backside, rump, behind, bottom, buttocks

u bak'el wakax = beef

u ha'abil = age

u heel = other, another, else, different

u ho'ol nah = roof

u k'aab china = orange juice

u meyah xwaay = sorcery

u muuk' a k'ab = upper arm, upper-arm

u nahil koonol ts'aak = chemist's shop, drugstore

u peek chaak = thunder

u pol nah = roof

u xikin k'aak' = lighter

u yaal a k'ab = finger

u yaal a wook = toe

wa = or, if, provided that

waah = bread, loaf

waak'al = explode

waay = enchanter, magician, sorcerer, warlock, wizard

wach = Mexican, pawn, soldier

wakax = cow, bovine, bovine animal, bull, bull

wak' = weave

wal = maybe, mayhap, perchance, perhaps, possibly

wale' = maybe, mayhap, perchance, perhaps, possibly

wawa = bus, autobus, omnibus

wayak' = dream

waye' = here

wa ba'ax = anything, something

wa maax = a, any, anybody, some, somebody, one, someone, some one

wa tu'ux = anywhere, somewhere

wech = armadillo

wenel = be asleep, sleep

wiix = urinate, urinate

winklil = body

wi'ih = hungry

woolis = round

wool a k'ab = fist

wuuts'ik = fold

xaachetik = comb

xaache' = comb

xak = small basket

xaman = north, North

xan = also, likewise, too

xanab = sandal, shoe

xa'ak'tik = blend, mingle, mix, shuffle

xch'uup = woman

xeh = throw up, vomit

xet' = bit, lump, piece, share

xib = fellow, man

xiikik = break

xiik' = armpit, wing

xikin = ear

ximbal = go, go for a walk, stroll

ximbatik = attend, call on, see, visit

xi'im = corn, Indian corn, maize, mealies

xi'paal = boy, lad, laddie

xkaax = chicken, fowl

xkonol = saleswoman

xma' = without

xma' nook' = bare, naked, nude

xma' su'tal = abandoned

xnuk = gammer, old woman

xook = read, count

xookik = read, count

xtaabay = demon, ghost, phantom

xunaan = foreigner, foreign lady, foreign woman

xux = wasp

xuxub = whistle

xwaay = witch

yaaxil = first, firstly, first of all

yah = ache, pain, difficult, hard, inconvenient

yah tu yool = dismal, gaunt, miserable, sad, dismal, dreary, sad

yakuntik = love

yan = there is, there are

yanal xiik' = armpit

ya'abkach = many

ya'abo'ob = many

ya'ax = blue, green

yeeb = fog, mist

yeh = abrasive, acerbic, acid, acrid, acrimonious, acute, lurid, sharp

yetel = with

yich = fruit

yich che' = fruit

yi'h = mature, ripe

yoon = foam, froth

yo'om = pregnant, with young

yo'omchaha'an = pregnant, with young

yuum = gentleman, lord

yuumil = owner, owner


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