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Nahuatl
Mexicano, Nahuatl, an ithers
Spoken natively in Mexico an El Salvador
Region State o Mexico, Puebla, Veracruz, Hidalgo, Guerrero, Morelos, Tlaxcala, Oaxaca, Michoacán, Durango,
an immigrants in Unitit States, El Salvador, Guatemala an Canadae
Ethnicity Nahua fowks
Native speakers 1.5 million  (2000)[1]
Leid faimlie
Early forms:
Proto-Nahuan
  • Nahuatl
Dialects
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in  Mexico
Regulatit by Instituto Nacional de Lenguas Indígenas[2]
Leid codes
ISO 639-2 nah
ISO 639-3 nci Clessical Nahuatl
For modren varieties, see Leet o Nahuan leids.
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Nahuatl (/ˈnɑːwɑːtəl/;[3] Nahuatl pronunciation: [ˈnaːwatɬ] ( listen)[cn 1]) is a leid or group o leids of the Uto-Aztecan leid faimily. Varieties o Nahuatl are spoken bi a estimatit 1.5 million Nahua fowk, maist o whom live in Central Mexico; some who live in El Salvador are kent as the Pipil or Nawat fowk. Aw Nahuan leids are indigenous tae Mesoamericae.

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  1. The Clessical Nahuatl wird nāhuatl (noun stem nāhua, + absolutive -tl ) is thocht tae mean "a guid, clear soond" (Andrews 2003:578 2003:364,398) This leid name haes several spellins, amang thaim náhuatl (the staundart spellin in the Spainyie leid),("Náhuatl" (in Spanish). rae.es. Retrieved 6 July 2012. ) Naoatl, Nauatl, Nahuatl, Nawatl. In a back formation from the name of the language, the ethnic group of Nahuatl speakers are called Nahua.
Citations
  1. INEGI 2005:3
  2. "Instituto Nacional de Lenguas Indígenas homepage". 
  3. Laurie Bauer, 2007, The Linguistics Student’s Handbook, Edinburgh