K’iche’ Maya (ISO 639-3: quc)

The K’iche’ data presented in this archive were originally collected as part of Clifton Pye’s dissertation research. This research was supported by grants from the Organization of American States and the Wenner-Gren Foundation (No. 3222). The National Science Foundation provided support for the construction of the computerized database (BNS-8909846). All articles that reference the K’iche’ data from this archive should cite the following references:

Pye, C. 2017. The Comparative Method of Language Acquisition Research. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.


Pye, C., Barbara Pfeiler, Pedro Mateo Pedro and Donald Stengel. 2017. Analysis of Variation in Mayan Child Phonologies. Lingua 198:38-52.


Pye, C., Barbara Pfeiler and Pedro Mateo Pedro. 2017. The acquisition of Mayan languages. In Judith Aissen, Nora England and Roberto Zavala Maldonado (Eds.), The Mayan Languages, pp. 19-42. London: Routledge.

K’iche’ acquisition data are available for the following children: