Genetic affiliation: Mayan, Ixilan
Place: Guatemala
Population: 69,137 (Endangered Languages Project)
Endangerment: Vulnerable (Endangered Languages Project)
Glottolog 4.8 edited by Hammarström, Harald & Forkel, Robert & Haspelmath, Martin & Bank, Sebastian, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.


The following list contains basic recommendations/sources on the language at issue.


grammars, outlines of grammatical structure, grammatical sketches

Adell, Eric James. 2019. The Phonetics, Phonology, and Morphology of Chajul Ixil (Mayan). Austin: University of Texas, Austin. [Doctoral Dissertation]
Poma S., Maximiliano. 1996. Gramática del idioma ixil. Guatemala: Proyecto Lingüistico Francisco Marroquín.


dictionaries, headword search tools, further sources of information about the lexicon

Asicona Ramírez, Lucas. 1998. Diccionario ixil de San Gaspar Chajul: ixil-español. Antigua: Proyecto Lingüístico Francisco Marroquín.


corpora of written language, online data bases, text collections, spoken data collections

Met T., Laẍ and Townsend, Paul G. 1980. Ixil text from Cotzal. In Townsend, Paul G. (ed.), Guatemalan Maya texts. Guatemala: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano. 81-129.

teaching material

coursebooks, exercises, materials or introductions supporting teaching

Ixil in Omniglot