Guerrero Amuzgo language
Statistics and history
There are 23,000 speakers, 10,000 that are monolingual. It is also known as Nomndaa or Ñomndaa. It belongs to the Oto-Manguean language family and the Amuzgoan subfamily. The use of the language is widespread and it is learned as a second language by Spanish and Nahuatl speakers living with the Guerrero speakers.
There is a positive cultural affinity toward the tongue and it is used in business, religion, and taught bilingually with Spanish until 6th grade. 10% of adults and 15% of children are literate in Amuzgo Guerrero. There are media such as videos, a dictionary and radio broadcasts in the language that propagate its use.
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