Jemez

Jemez is a Tanoan language spoken by about 3,000 people in Jemez Pueblo (Walatowa) in Sandoval County in the north of New Mexico in the south of the USA.

Jemez is also known as Towa or Walatowa. It can be written with the Latin alphabet. Since the beginning of the 21st century there have been classes in Jemez, and immersion education through the medium of Jemez.

Jemez alphabet and pronunciation

Jemez alphabet and pronunciation

Notes

F and R only appear in loanwords from English.

Download an alphabet chart for Jemez (Excel)

Videos in and about Jemez

Links

Information about Jemez
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jemez_language
https://dokumen.pub/a-phonology-and-morphology-of-jemez-towa.html
https://www.ethnologue.com/language/tow/
http://www.language-archives.org/language/tow

Tanoan languages

Jemez, Kiowa, Picuris, Southern Tiwa, Taos, Tewa

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

Page created: 14.03.23. Last modified: 14.03.23

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