Machiotlahtololiztli Machiotlahtololiztli

Machiotlahtololiztli is an alphasyllabary or abugida devised by Ed Trager as an alternative way to write Nahuatl, an Uto-Aztecan language spoken mainly in central Mexico. It was inspired by the Tai Tham script, and other scripts of South and Southeast Asia, and is designed to make Nahuatl easier to read and write.

Notable features

Machiotlahtololiztli script

Machiotlahtololiztli script

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Sample text in Machiotlahtololiztli

Sample text in Machiotlahtololiztli


Nochi tlacameh ihuan cihuameh quipiah manoh cualli tlacaticeh, nochi zan ze totlatechpohuiltiliz ihuan titlatepanitalohqueh, yeca monequi cualli ma timohuicacah, ma timoicnelicah, ma timotlazohtlacah ihuan ma timotlepanitacah.


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)

Details of Machiotlahtololiztli

Machiotlahtololiztli font

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