Documentation of San Jerónimo Acazulco Otomi, Ocoyoacac, Mexico
This collection contains documentation on the Otomi linguistic variant spoken in San Jerónimo Acazulco, Ocoyoacac, Mexico. This Otomi language (Otopamean, Otomanguean) is spoken by about 350 people near Mexico City.
One of the goals of compiling this collection is to develop pedagogical tools for reinforcing and teaching the language in the community. The documentation output will consist of transcribed and translated video recordings and a dictionary of the language, which will include tales, instructions, rituals, and routine descriptions.
Archaisms found in the phonology and the tense/aspect/mood marking morphology make Acazulco Otomi a valuable source for studies in language typology and Otopamean historical linguistics.
Group represented Otomi
Language information Otopamean, Otomanguean family. Variety of Otomi spoken in San Jerónimo Acazulco, Ocoyoacac, Mexico by approximately 350 people.
Other information Short description Tales, instructions, and other documentation of the Otomi linguistic variant spoken in San Jerónimo Acazulco, Ocoyoacac, Mexico.
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