Central Otomi

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Central Otomi
State of Mexico Otomi/San Felipe Otomi
Native toMexico
RegionState of Mexico, Michoacán
Native speakers
20,000 (2010)[1]
Oto-Manguean
Latin
Language codes
ISO 639-3ots
Glottologesta1236[2]

Central Otomi (San Felipe Otomi and 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]

  • (in Spanish) Lastra, Yolanda (2006). Los Otomies – Su lengua y su historia. Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México, Instituto de investigaciones Antropológicas. ISBN 9789703233885.
  • (in Spanish) Wright Carr, David Charles (2005). "Precisiones sobre el término "otomí"" (PDF). Arqueología mexicana. 13 (73): 19. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 8, 2005. Retrieved 2006-12-06.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Central 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