Vocabulary Zinacantán Tzotzil

by Cecil H. Brown  

The vocabulary contains 1413 meaning-word pairs ("entries") corresponding to core LWT meanings from the recipient language Zinacantán Tzotzil. The corresponding text chapter was published in the book Loanwords in the World's Languages. The language page Zinacantán Tzotzil contains a list of all loanwords arranged by donor languoid.

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Field descriptions

Form

The primary source for the Tzotzil vocabulary is: Robert M. Laughlin. 1975. The Great Tzotzil Dictionary of San Lorenzo Zinacantán. City of Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press.

Also used for supplementary materials from the early colonial period of Zinacantán Tzotzil: Robert M. Laughlin. 1988. The Great Tzotzil Dictionary of Santo Domingo Zinacantán. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.

Grammatical info

Abbreviations used in the Grammatical Information field are found on pages 32-33 of Laughlin 1975.

Age

Proto-Mayan: 3800-3400 B.P. (years before present)
Proto-Greater Kanjobalan: 3000-2100 B.P.
Proto-Greater Tzeltalan: 3000-1900 B.P.
Proto-Tzeltalan: 1900-1400 B.P.
Greater Lowland: 1400-900 B.P.
Proto-Tzotzil: 1400-31 B.P.
Proto-Historic: 900-486 B.P.
Colonial: 486-186 B.P.
Earlier Colonial: 486-400 B.P.
Later Colonial: 400-186 B.P.
Modern: 186-31 B.P.

Reference

The primary source for the Tzotzil database is: Robert M. Laughlin. 1975. The Great Tzotzil Dictionary of San Lorenzo Zinacantán. City of Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press.

Also used for supplementary materials from the early colonial period of Zinacantán Tzotzil: Robert M. Laughlin. 1988. The Great Tzotzil Dictionary of Santo Domingo Zinacantán. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.