Q’anjob’al Maya (ISO 639-3: kjb)

         The Q’anjob’al data presented in this archive were originally collected as part of Pedro Mateo Pedro’s doctoral research. Pedro’s research was supported by grants from the National Science Foundation (BCS 0515120 and BCS 0613120), UNAM-PAPIIT (IN-401207),The KU Center for Latin American Studies, the Schiefelbusch Child Language Scholarship, and the Tinker Fellowship. All articles that reference the Q’anjob’al data should cite the following articles:

Mateo Pedro, Pedro. 2015. The Acquisition of Inflection in Q’anjob’al Maya. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

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.

Q’anjob’al acquisition data are available for the following children: