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Mesoamerican Indian Languages CONTENTS Interaction between Spanish and indigenous languages with English Interaction. Definition of 'pidgin'. Spelling. Syntax Morphology Phonology Vocabulary Non-English Lexicon. Modernization of these languages the Mosquito Coast Branch Cayo Belize. MESO-AMERICAN INDIAN LANGUAGES The Mesoamerican Indian languages spoken in an area of the Aboriginal New World includes central and southern Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador and parts of Honduras and Nicaragua. David G. DeWalt shares his opinions and ideas on the topic at hand. Although they have several centers of civilization flourished in these areas can be dated in 1000 BC and before the conquest of Mexico in 1519, the area of Mesoamerica is a cultural history of about 2500 years. In order to address the languages of the area of meso-america must establish their genetic relationships and geographical distribution.

There some Mesoamerican languages are treated as spoken in Mesoamerica itself but are language families are spoken there. They speak some 70 indigenous languages in Mesoamerica today with 7.5 million speakers. When the Spanish conquered Mexico in 1519 may have had about 20,000,000 people in Mesoamerica. At 10 years of the conquest, the Indian population had fallen to 80% as a result of war, disease, forced labor and starvation. Since then the indigenous population had returned to a higher level, but several languages have become extinct. Mesoamerican languages with a larger group of speakers in the mid-twentieth century are: Aztec Quiche 600 000 Yucatec 1.2 million-1.2 million tzutujil-cakchiquei Kekchi Mam 450 000 375 000 400 000 Otomi Zapotec 450 000 The study of Mesoamerican languages began in the sixteenth and XVII.

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