Náhuatl
Nahuatl (/ˈnɑːwɑːtəl/;Nahuatl pronunciation: [ˈnaːwatɬ] ( )) is a language of the Nahuan branch of the Uto-Aztecan language family. It is spoken by an estimated 1.5 million Nahua people, most of whom live in Central Mexico; some who live in El Salvador are known as the Pipil people. All Nahuan languages are indigenous to Mesoamerica.
Nahuatl has been spoken in Central Mexico since at least the 7th century AD. It was the language of the Aztecs who dominated what is now central Mexico during the Late Postclassic period of Mesoamerican history. During the centuries preceding the Spanish conquest of Mexico, the Aztec Empire had expanded to incorporate most of Mexico, and its influence caused the variety of Nahuatl spoken by the residents of Tenochtitlan to become a prestige language in Mesoamerica. At the conquest, with the introduction of the Latin alphabet, Nahuatl also became a literary language, and many chronicles, grammars, works of poetry, administrative documents and codices were written in it during the 16th and 17th centuries. This early literary language based on the Tenochtitlan variety has been labeled Classical Nahuatl and is among the most studied and best-documented languages of the Americas.
Today Nahuatl varieties are spoken in scattered communities, mostly in rural areas throughout central Mexico and along the coastline. There are considerable differences among varieties, and some are mutually unintelligible. They have all been subject to varying degrees of influence from Spanish. No modern Nahuatl languages are identical to Classical Nahuatl, but those spoken in and around the Valley of Mexico are generally more closely related to it than those on the periphery. Under Mexico's Ley General de Derechos Lingüísticos de los Pueblos Indígenas ("General Law on the Linguistic Rights of Indigenous Peoples") promulgated in 2003, Nahuatl and the other 63 indigenous languages of Mexico are recognized as lenguas nacionales ("national languages") in the regions where they are spoken, enjoying the same status as Spanish within their region.
Nahuatl is a language with a complex morphology characterized by polysynthesis and agglutination. Through centuries of coexistence with the other indigenous Mesoamerican languages, Nahuatl has absorbed many influences, coming to form part of the Mesoamerican Linguistic Area.
Many words from Nahuatl have been borrowed into Spanish, and since diffused into hundreds of other languages. Most of these loanwords denote things indigenous to central Mexico which the Spanish heard mentioned for the first time by their Nahuatl names. English words of Nahuatl origin include "avocado", "chayote", "chili", "chocolate", "atlatl", "coyote", "axolotl" and "tomato".

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Nahuatl - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nahuatl (/ˈnɑːwɑːtəl/; Nahuatl pronunciation: [ˈnaːwatɬ] ( listen)) is a language of the Nahuan branch of the Uto-Aztecan language family. It is spoken by ...
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Nahuatl language, pronunciation and alphabet - Omniglot
Details of Nahuatl or Aztec, a Uto-Aztecan language spoken mainly in central Mexico by about 1.5 million people.
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Nahuatl (Aztec) Family
The modern Nahuatl (Aztec) languages and cultures of Mexico, with characteristics of the language family as a whole, materials in several varieties of Nahuatl, ...
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Familia náhuatl
Las lenguas y culturas nahuas (aztecas) modernas de México, con los rasgos característicos de la familia entera, materiales en algunos variantes del Náhuatl, ...
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The Náhuatl Language of the Aztecs - Indians.org
The Aztecs spoke a language called Náhuatl (pronounced NAH waht l). It belongs to a large group of Indian languages which also include the languages ...
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Nahuatl Dictionary/Diccionario del náhuatl - Wired Humanities Project
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Mexica - Aprende Náhuatl: Palabras en náhuatl
Las siguientes palabras en Náhuatl son las más básicas y las primeras que se aprenden en un curso normal de Náhuatl clásico. Esta selección de palabras en ...
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Náhuatl de Guerrero - Version Information - BibleGateway.com
Náhuatl de Guerrero is spoken in a large mountainous area in the state of Guerrero, from Chilpancingo in the west to Tlapa in the east, and from near Iguala ...
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A member of any of various Indian peoples of central Mexico, including the Aztecs. 2. The Uto-Aztecan language of the Nahuatl.
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Nahuatl Theater Project - University at Albany-SUNY
This project will produce a reference collection of texts, translations, and analyses for the first truly American theater: the Nahuatl-language theater that ...
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Nahuatl has been spoken in Central Mexico since at least the 7th century AD. ...... Dallas, TX: Summer Institute of Linguistics and the University of Texas at ...
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Feb 27, 2013 ... The Nahuatl Language Project is an interdisciplinary endeavor at the University of Arizona. The group's aim is to promote the learning of the ...
Teaching Nahuatl Language Through Song and Dance
(1989). Foundation course in Náhuatl grammar: Text and exercises (Vol. 1). Austin, TX: Institute of Latin American Studies The University of Texas at Austin.
Jordan: Selected Bibliography for Nahuatl
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La ópera también se canta en náhuatl « Desinformémonos
Escucha el podcast (10’29”) Descarga aquí La soprano María Amparo Cervantes, nacida en Michoacán, canta en Náhuatl “porque lo importante es la preservación de la lengua, no importa en qué genero se cante”.  Parte de un medio “donde lo que se aprecia son los valores occidentales”, la cantante encontró en la ópera una forma de conectarse con sus raíces, gracias también a la aportación de su maestro, el compositor Salvador Moreno.
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De10.mx : Náhuatl, la lengua indígena más popular
Es el idioma con mayor número de hablantes en México, y su popularidad ha ido en aumento en los últimos años. Aquí te decimos cuáles son las mejores escuelas para aprenderlo
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PANSOFÍA: LA FILOSOFÍA NÁHUATL
Veíamos cómo los estudios de Miguel León Portilla, especialmente su obra Filosofía Náhuatl (1956), nos revelan que en los antiguos mexicanos es posible vislumbrar toda una concepción del mundo y de la vida, concepción encaminada a resolver una serie de problemáticas que han sido comunes a todos los pueblos de la humanidad desde épocas remotas (China, Babilonia, India, Egipto, etc. ): ¿qué es el mundo?, ¿qué es el hombre?, ¿cuál es su misión en la tierra?, ¿cuál es su destino?, etcétera.
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Ágora: El origen náhuatl de la humanidad
Uno de los mitos náhuas que expresan el origen del Hombre cuenta acerca del viaje que hace Quetzalcóatl a Mictlan, al lugar de los muertos. Luego que los dioses náhuas reunidos en Teotihuacán crearon el sol y la tierra se preocuparon por quién había de habitar esta última.
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Imparte Aveli Curso de Náhuatl a los 23 voluntariados del DIF Estatal | Coordinación General de Comunicación Social
Comunicado: 3430 - 16 julio, 2013.
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¡¡Hablemos Náhuatl!! | DHEI UNINTER
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Imparte Aveli Curso de Náhuatl a los 23 voluntariados del DIF Estatal | Noticias de Peso
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Censuran artículo publicado contra la lengua náhuatl - Cultura - La Voz del Sandinismo - Nicaragua: De Victoria en Victoria! Cristiana, Socialista, Solidaria...
Esa lengua de los pueblos originarios está protegida por la Constitución de la república y la Ley de Patrimonio Cultural
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Repudian en El Salvador ataques racistas a lengua náhuatl | prensabolivariana.tk
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César Abraham Navarrete Vázquez: Palabras de viento.: Tres fábulas en náhuatl (Fray Bernardino de Sahagún y Ángel María Garibay).
Tres fábulas en Náhuatl (recogidas por Fray Bernardino de Sahagún, y traducidas por Ángel María Garibay). Para Milton y Fabrizio Gómez.
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