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Honduras Launches Online Dictionary of Indigenous Languages

Written by Silvia VinasTranslated by Silvia Viñas On 28 February 2014 @ 13:48 pm | 3 Comments

In Citizen Media, Honduras, Indigenous, Language, Latin America, Quick Reads, Spanish

A dictionary of Honduran indigenous languages was recently released online [1][es].

Honduran newspaper Tiempo [2] [es] explains that this dictionary “registers the equivalent [words] in Spanish, chortí, garífuna, isleño, miskito, pech, tawahka and tolupán, languages that make up the country's linguistic heritage.” 

For example, a search for the Spanish word for bead, “pan [3]” [es], gives the following result:

Baked food made with flour.
Ch. b’or.
G. fein.
I. bread.
M. bred.
P. síra arinayoka.
Ta. wan busna / brit.
To. sen

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[1] online : http://ccet-aecid.hn/diccionarios/?s=

[2] Tiempo: http://www.tiempo.hn/portada/noticias/honduras-cuenta-con-el-primer-diccionario-de-lenguas-indigenas

[3] pan: http://ccet-aecid.hn/diccionarios/lenguas/pan/

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