San Felipe Otomi

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San Felipe Otomi
State of Mexico Otomi
Native to Mexico
Region State of Mexico, Michoacán
Native speakers
20,000 (2010)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ots
Glottolog esta1236[2]

San Felipe Otomi (Otomi del estado de México) is a Native American language spoken by 10,000 in San Felipe Santiago and in several neighboring towns in the Mexican state of Mexico, such as Chapa de Mota and Jilotepec de Abasolo. Also called 'State of Mexico Otomi', there are other varieties spoken in the state, such as Temoaya Otomi. The autonym is Hñatho or Hñotho.[3]

Cited works[edit]


  1. ^ San Felipe Otomi at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Estado de Mexico Otomi". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Lastra 2006 p. 57, Wright Carr 2005