Pipil grammarwikipedia
This article provides a grammar sketch of the Nawat or Pipil language, an endangered language spoken by the Pipils of western El Salvador, belonging to the Nahua group within the Uto-Aztecan language family.

Pipil language (typological overview)

typological overview
There also exists a brief typological overview of the language that summarizes the language's most salient features of general typological interest in more technical terms.
Another related article outlines Pipil grammar in fuller detail.

Pipil people

PipilPipil-NicaraoPipils
This article provides a grammar sketch of the Nawat or Pipil language, an endangered language spoken by the Pipils of western El Salvador, belonging to the Nahua group within the Uto-Aztecan language family.

Pipil language

PipilNawatNahuat
This article provides a grammar sketch of the Nawat or Pipil language, an endangered language spoken by the Pipils of western El Salvador, belonging to the Nahua group within the Uto-Aztecan language family.

Endangered language

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This article provides a grammar sketch of the Nawat or Pipil language, an endangered language spoken by the Pipils of western El Salvador, belonging to the Nahua group within the Uto-Aztecan language family.

El Salvador

SalvadoranEl SalvadorSalvador
This article provides a grammar sketch of the Nawat or Pipil language, an endangered language spoken by the Pipils of western El Salvador, belonging to the Nahua group within the Uto-Aztecan language family.

Nahuatl

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This article provides a grammar sketch of the Nawat or Pipil language, an endangered language spoken by the Pipils of western El Salvador, belonging to the Nahua group within the Uto-Aztecan language family.

Uto-Aztecan languages

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This article provides a grammar sketch of the Nawat or Pipil language, an endangered language spoken by the Pipils of western El Salvador, belonging to the Nahua group within the Uto-Aztecan language family.

Voice (phonetics)

voiced voiced voicing
The voiced allophones of /k/, and, are common but their distribution is subject to both dialect variation and phonological rules (and their exceptions).

Allophone

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The voiced allophones of /k/, and, are common but their distribution is subject to both dialect variation and phonological rules (and their exceptions).

Dialect

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The voiced allophones of /k/, and, are common but their distribution is subject to both dialect variation and phonological rules (and their exceptions).

Phonological rule

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The voiced allophones of /k/, and, are common but their distribution is subject to both dialect variation and phonological rules (and their exceptions).

Stress (linguistics)

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Most words are stressed on the second to last syllable.

Syllable

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Most words are stressed on the second to last syllable. Some are stressed on the last syllable: these include a few lexical compounds such as tenkal 'door, patio' (from ten 'mouth' and kal 'house'), certain prefixed or reduplicated monosyllables such as (optionally) kajkal 'houses', and many diminutives in -tzin or -chin.

Compound (linguistics)

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Some are stressed on the last syllable: these include a few lexical compounds such as tenkal 'door, patio' (from ten 'mouth' and kal 'house'), certain prefixed or reduplicated monosyllables such as (optionally) kajkal 'houses', and many diminutives in -tzin or -chin.

Prefix

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Some are stressed on the last syllable: these include a few lexical compounds such as tenkal 'door, patio' (from ten 'mouth' and kal 'house'), certain prefixed or reduplicated monosyllables such as (optionally) kajkal 'houses', and many diminutives in -tzin or -chin.

Reduplication

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Some are stressed on the last syllable: these include a few lexical compounds such as tenkal 'door, patio' (from ten 'mouth' and kal 'house'), certain prefixed or reduplicated monosyllables such as (optionally) kajkal 'houses', and many diminutives in -tzin or -chin.

Diminutive

diminutivediminutive formdiminutive suffix
Some are stressed on the last syllable: these include a few lexical compounds such as tenkal 'door, patio' (from ten 'mouth' and kal 'house'), certain prefixed or reduplicated monosyllables such as (optionally) kajkal 'houses', and many diminutives in -tzin or -chin.