Ch´orti´ words

Ch´orti´ is the indigenous language spoken in our communities. Here are some random words (excuse the spelling, we have tried to make it phonetic!) we come across and we will add more so keep checking back!

Mis – cat

Koner – today

Malak – mango

Pitaj – guayaba

Hor – head

Sajmi – now

lab’ – guitar

ankta – dance

inwe’ – eat

chomsitz – child

bixirar – life

topoto – new

wenib’ –  table

k’ajn – chair

pispis – nude

nak – stomach

malin – devil

ni – nose

tu’t – adelante

tu’pat – atras

kiej – caballo

nu’o’c cha’m ga – sweet chile sauce