Oto-manguean definition

ōtō-măn-gāən
A family of languages spoken in Mexico and formerly also in Central America and including Mixtec and Zapotec.
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A large Native American language family including Mixtec, Zapotec and Otomi.
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Of or pertaining to this language family.
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Origin of oto-manguean

  • From Otomi Oto-Manguean language of central Mexico Mangue Oto-Manguean language formerly spoken in Nicaragua

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Based on Otomi + Mangue, another name for the Chorotega language.

    From Wiktionary