Question: What is the language of Guatemala?

There are 25 languages spoken in Guatemala. Spanish is the official and most spoken language. In addition, there are 22 different Mayan languages as well as two other indigenous languages - Garífuna and Xinca.

What are the top 3 languages spoken in Guatemala?

What Languages Are Spoken In Guatemala?RankLanguageBranch Of Languages1SpanishRomance2KicheKiche3QeqchiKiche4KaqchikelKiche20 more rows•Aug 1, 2017

What are 3 languages spoken in Guatemala?

List of languages of GuatemalaLanguageFamily% of total populationSpanishIndo-European54.9254KicheMayan5.7927QeqchiMayan3.2176KaqchikelMayan2.896320 more rows

What kind of Spanish does Guatemala speak?

Guatemalan Spanish (Spanish: Español guatemalteco) is the national variant of Spanish spoken in the Central American country of Guatemala. About 13.7 million of the 16 million population speak Spanish .Guatemalan SpanishNative speakers7,2 million (2014) 2,470,000 in Guatemala (2014)16 more rows

Does Guatemala speak English?

Language. More than four-in-ten Guatemalans (43%) speak English proficiently. Some 57% of Guatemalans ages 5 and older report speaking English less than very well, compared with 34% of all Hispanics.

How do they call kids in Guatemala?

15. Patojo/a. This word means kid or child.

What does BOS mean in Guatemala?

Chapín / Chapina This is the unofficial Spanish word for a person from Guatemala. Guatemalteco is the official term, but people in Guatemala consider themselves chapines. Chapín is a male from Guatemala, and chapina is a female.

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