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Otomanguean Line breaks: Oto|man¦guean
Pronunciation: /ˌəʊtə(ʊ)ˈmaŋɡɪən/

Definition of Otomanguean in English:


Relating to or denoting a family of American Indian languages of central and southern Mexico, including Mixtec, Otomi, and Zapotec.


1940s: from Otomi + Mangue (an extinct language of Costa Rica) + -an.

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