HyperDic: mayan

English > 2 senses of the word Mayan:
NOUNperson Mayan, Mayaa member of an American Indian people of Yucatan and Belize and Guatemala who had a culture (which reached its peak between AD 300 and 900) characterized by outstanding architecture and pottery and astronomy
communicationMayan, Maya, Mayan languagea family of American Indian languages spoken by Maya
Mayan > pronunciation
Soundsmay'ahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > Mayan: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA member of an American Indian people of Yucatan and Belize and Guatemala who had a culture (which reached its peak between AD 300 and 900) characterized by outstanding architecture and pottery and astronomy.
SynonymMaya
Member oftribe, federation of tribesA federation (as of American Indians)
NarrowerCakchiquelA member of the Mayan people living in south central Guatemala
KekchiA member of a Mayan people of north central Guatemala
MamA member of a Mayan people of southwestern Guatemala
QuicheA member of the Mayan people of south central Guatemala
Yucatec, YucatecoA member of the Mayan people of the Yucatan peninsula in Mexico
BroaderAmerindian, Native AmericanAny member of the peoples living in North or South America before the Europeans arrived
SpanishMaya
Catalanmaia, Maya
English > Mayan: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA family of American Indian languages spoken by Maya.
SynonymsMaya, Mayan language
NarrowerCakchiquelThe Mayan language spoken by the Cakchiquel
KekchiA Mayan language spoken by the Kekchi
MamA Mayan language spoken by the Mam
QuicheThe Mayan language spoken by the Quiche
Yucatec, YucatecoA Mayan language spoken by the Yucatec
BroaderAmerind, Amerindian language, American-Indian language, American Indian, IndianA member of the race of people living in America when Europeans arrived
Spanishlengua maya, maya
Catalanllengua maia, maia

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