Mazahua is an Oto-Manguean language spoken by about 128,000
people mainly in the Mexican state of México in the
municipality of San Felipe del Progreso, also in the state of
Michoacán. The language is known as Jñatjo
by its speakers, who refer to themselves as Hñatho.
The name Mazahua comes from Nahuatl and means "the owners of deer".
Mazahua has official status in the areas where it is
spoken on an equal footing with Spanish.
There are some Mazahua radio broadcasts on a radio station
based in Tuxpan in Michoacán.
Mazahua alphabet and pronunciation
I'm not sure about the Mazahua pronunciation, so welcome any feedback.
Texe yo nte'e chjetrjoji, angezeji ximi xo'oji
ñeje k'inchiji, nesta ra ngara na jo'o k'o dyaja e nte'e.
All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They
are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another
in a spirit of brotherhood.
(Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)
Information about Mazahua languages
Other languages written with the Latin alphabet