Otomi, Querétaro

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Northwestern Otomi, Otomí de Querétaro, Santiago Mexquititlán Otomi, Western Otomi
Autonym
Hñohño
Population

L1 users: 33,000 (1990 census). 1,900 monolinguals (1990).

Location

Queretaro de Arteaga, Amealco municipalilty, San Ildefonso and Santiago Mexquititlán; Michoacán de Ocampo, Las Delores area; México, Acambay municipality; southeast Guanajuato, small border area.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. 78% intelligibility of Mezquital [ote] (most similar), lower in outlying areas.

Language Development
Dictionary. NT: 2003.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.

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