Achi leid

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Achi
Native tae Guatemala
Region Baja Verapaz
Ethnicity Achi
Native speakers
(85,000 citit 1990–2000)[1]
Mayan
Leid codes
ISO 639-3 acr
Glottolog achi1256[2]

Achi (Achí in Spainyie) is a Mayan leid vera closely relatit tae K'iche' (Quiché in the aulder orthografie). It is spoken bi the Achi fowk, primarily in the depairtment o Baja Verapaz in Guatemala.

Thare are twa Achi dialects. Rabinal Achi is spoken in the Rabinal aurie, an Cubulco Achi is spoken in the Cubulco aurie wast o Rabinal.

Ane o the maisterpieces o precolumbie leeteratur is the Rabinal Achí, a theatrical play written in the Achi leid.

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  1. Rabinal Achi at Ethnologue (15t ed., 2005)
    Cubulco Achi at Ethnologue (15t ed., 2005)
  2. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Achi". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 

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