Amuzgo

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The origin and meaning of the name “Amuzgo” is unclear, and there are several theories. It seems likely that the name comes from one of the many Nahuatl languages (Uto-Aztecan language family): (1) One claim says that it comes from Nahuatl amoxco (Place of Books); (2) another is that it began as amuchco (where there is tin), composed of amuchitl (tin) and -co (in, at); (3) a third idea is that it comes from Nahuatl amochitl (where there is copper).

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Amuzgo

  1. An indigenous language of Mexico (Oto-Manguean language family) with about 30,000 speakers, mostly in Oaxaca state.

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