[ oh-toh-mahng-gee-uh n, -mang- ]
/ ˌoʊ toʊˈmɑŋ gi ən, -ˈmæŋ- /
a family of American Indian languages spoken in central and southern Mexico, including Mixtec, Zapotec, and Otomi.
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Origin of Oto-Manguean
Oto(mian) a subgroup that includes Otomi + Manguean another subgroup; compare Spanish otomangue
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