University of Southern Denmark The Mayan Languages


Welcome to the Maya Site

This fully searchable database is constructed from materials published in John Dienhart's 3-volume work:

The Mayan Languages- A Comparative Vocabulary (Odense University Press, 1989).

It contains more than 40,000 entries for 31 Mayan languages.

Please read the guidelines we have provided on how to cite any material which you wish to use from this database.

This site also contains some useful information about the database. This includes various ways to access the list of references, an explanation of the phonetic symbols used, and a description of the options on the search form by which you can access the database.

Some copies of the 1989 printed work are still available. Anyone interested in obtaining a copy is welcome to contact Anette Wulff.

Questions? Comments?: