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  • proper noun Mayan language spoken in the Yucatán Peninsula, northern Belize and parts of Guatemala.

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Examples

  • Among the Yucatec Maya, the yaxche was often depicted as a Ceiba tree (sometimes as a stalk of maize) and symbolized the cardinal points.

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  • For the most part they were Yucatec Maya; we had a few people from the U.S. who had Indian blood.

    Conversation: Mel Gibson's Maya

  • But everything, all the dialogue is spoken in Yucatec Maya.

    Conversation: Mel Gibson's Maya

  • The thrill of hearing melodic Yucatec Maya spoken by familiar faces (although the five lead actors are not Yucatec Maya but other talented Native American actors) during the first ten minutes of the movie is swiftly and brutally replaced with stomach churning panic at the graphic Maya-on-Maya violence depicted in a village raid scene of nearly 15 minutes.

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  • The fact that this film was made in Mexico and filmed in the Yucatec Maya language coupled with its visual appeal makes it all the more dangerous.

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  • Yucatec Maya is not a direct descendent of Classic Maya, nor is it the modern Maya language most closely related to Classic Maya often referred to as Ch'olan.

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  • As documented in the earliest colonial sources the island of Cancun was originally known to its Maya inhabitants as Nizuc (Yucatec Maya) meaning either "promontory" or "point of grass".

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  • Construction of an Yucatec Maya soil classification and comparison with the WRB framework

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  • I've used them but once, for the Yucatec Maya dish cochinita pibil, and with that I wrapped a whole pork butt in it and put it in the slow cooker.

    The Baltimore Snacker

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