Acazulco Otomi (Ndöö́ngüǘ yühǘ)

Acazulco Otomi is a member of the Eastern Otomian branch of the Oto-Manguean language family. It is spoken in the town of San Jerónimo Acazulco in the municipality of Ocoyoacac in the State of Mexico in southern Mexico. In 2017 about 100 to 200 people could speak Acazulco Otomi, and most are over 70 years old.

Acazulco Otomi is also known as San Jeronimo Acazulco Otomi or Ocoyoacac Otomí. It is closely related to Eastern Highland Otomi.

Efforts are being document the language and teach it in the community. Documentation will include videos, recordings, a dictionary and teaching materials.

Acazulco Otomi alphabet

Acazulco Otomi alphabet and pronunciation

Download an alphabet chart for Acazulco Otomi (Excel)

Information about the Acazulco Otomi alphabet supplied by Wolfram Siegel

Sample videos in Acazulco Otomi

Links

Information about Acazulco Otomi
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acazulco_Otomi
https://oto-manguean.surrey.ac.uk/Info/OAZ
https://cultureincrisis.org/projects/documentation-of-san-jeronimo-acazulco-otomi-ocoyoacac-mexico
https://cultureincrisis.org/projects/documentation-of-san-jeronimo-acazulco-otomi-ocoyoacac-mexico
https://www2.hawaii.edu/~rory9/papers/turnbull2017b.pdf
https://www.sil.org/system/files/reapdata/40/47/95/40479571170381587568281713653315418555/L002_AlfabetosOtomies.pdf

Oto-Manguean languages

Chinanteco, Chatino, Chiquihuitlán Mazatec, Coatzospan Mixtec, Jalapa Mazatec, Mazahua, Mazatec, Mixtec, Otomi, Otomi (Acazulco), Otomi (Sierra), Otomi (Temoaya), Tlapanec, Triqui (Chicahuaxtla), Triqui (Copala), Triqui (San Martín Itunyos), Triqui (Santo Domingo del Estero), Zapotec (Aloápam), Zapotec (Choápam), Zapotec (Güilá), Zapotec (Isthmus), Zapotec (Miahuatlán), Zapotec (Rincón), Zapotec (San Dionisio Ocotepec), Zapotec (Zoogocho)

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

Page created: 30.08.21. Last modified: 30.08.21

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