SIL Mexico

Otopamean Family
Chichimeca Jonaz, Mazahua, Otomi, Pame, Ocuilteco, Matlatzinca


The Otopame family is a major family in the Otomanguean stock that includes various languages spoken in central Mexico. Chichimeco Jonaz is spoken in the state of Guanajuato. Mazahua is spoken in the states of Mexico and  Michoacan. Otomi includes six major varieties that are spoken in the states of Puebla, Veracruz, Queretaro, Hidalgo, and Tlaxcala. Pame is spoken in the state of San Luis Potosi, while Matlatzinca and Ocuilteco are spoken in the state of Mexico.

Map of MexicoMap: where the Otopamean family languages are spoken


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