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Languages and cultures of present-day Mexico
Index by language

The SIL-Mexico website is organized primarily according to ‘language families’. Several families group together into ‘language stocks’, so there are also links to information about the stocks.

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Name of language, family, or stock

Link to language family

Link to language stock

Algonquian family Algonquian family none
Amuzgo Amuzgoan family Otomanguean stock
Aztec (Nahuatl) Nahuatl family Uto-Aztecan stock
Chatino Zapotecan family Otomanguean stock
Chichimeca Jonaz Otopamean family Otomanguean stock
Chinantec Chinantecan family Otomanguean stock
Chocholteco (ngigua) Popolocan family Otomanguean stock
Ch'ol Mayan family (Ch'ol-Tzotzil subfamily) none
Chontal (Oaxaca) Tequistlatecan family none
Chontal (Tabasco) Mayan family (Ch'ol-Tzotzil subfamily) none
Chuj Mayan family (Chujean-Kanjobal subfamily) none
Cocopa Yuman family Hokan stock
Cora Corachol family Uto-Aztecan stock
Corachol family Corachol family Uto-Aztecan stock
Cuicatec Mixtecan family Otomanguean stock
Diegueño (Kumiai) Yuman family Hokan stock
Hñahñu (Otomi) Otopamean family Otomanguean stock
Hokan stock   Hokan stock
Huarijío Taracahitic family Uto-Aztecan stock
Huasteco Mayan family (Huasteca subfamily) none
Huave Huavean family none
Huichol Corachol family Uto-Aztecan stock
Ixcatec Popolocan family Otomanguean stock
Jacaltec Mayan family (Chujean-Kanjobal subfamily) none
Kanjobal Mayan family (Chujean-Kanjobal subfamily) none
Kickapoo Algonquian family none
Kiliwa Yuman family Hokan stock
Kumiai (Diegueño) Yuman family Hokan stock
Lacandón Mayan family (Yucatecan subfamily) none
Lenguajes de Signos Mexico Signed languages none
LSM Signed languages none
Mam Mayan family (Quichean-Mamean subfamily) none
Macehualli (Mösiehuali) Nahuatl family Uto-Aztecan stock
Matlatzinca Otopamean family Otomanguean stock
Maya, Yucatec Mayan family (Yucatecan subfamily) none
Mayan family Mayan family none
Mayo Taracahitic family Uto-Aztecan stock
Mazahua Otopamean family Otomanguean stock
Mazatec Popolocan family Otomanguean stock
Me'phaa (Tlapanec) Tlapanecan family Otomanguean stock
Mexican Sign Language Signed languages none
Mexicano (Nahuatl) Nahuatl family Uto-Aztecan stock
Mixe Mixe-Zoquean family none
Mixe-Zoquean family Mixe-Zoquean family none
Mixtec Mixtecan family Otomanguean stock
Mocho (Motozintleco) Mayan family (Chujean-Kanjobal subfamily) none
Motozintleco (Mocho) Mayan family (Chujean-Kanjobal subfamily) none
MSL Signed languages none
Nahuatl (Aztec) Nahuatl family Uto-Aztecan stock
Névome (Pima Bajo) Tepiman family Uto-Aztecan stock
Ngigua (Chocholteco) Popolocan family Otomanguean stock
Oaxaca Chontal Tequistlatecan family Hokan stock
Ocuilteco Otopamean family Otomanguean stock
O'odham (Papago/Pima) Tepiman family Uto-Aztecan stock
Otomanguean stock   Otomanguean stock
Otomi Otopamean family Otomanguean stock
Otopame family Otopamean family Otomanguean stock
Paipai Yuman family Hokan stock
Pame Otopamean family Otomanguean stock
Papago (O'odham) Tepiman family Uto-Aztecan stock
Pima Bajo (Névome) Tepiman family Uto-Aztecan stock
Popoloca Popolocan family Otomanguean stock
Popoluca Mixe-Zoquean family none
Purepecha (Tarascan) Tarascan family none
Seri Seri family none
Signed languages Signed languages none
Tabasco Chontal Mayan family (Ch'ol-Tzotzil subfamily) none
Tacaneco Mayan family (Quichean-Mamean subfamily) none
Taracahitic (Taracahitan) family Taracahitic family Uto-Aztecan stock
Tarahumara Taracahitic family Uto-Aztecan stock
Tarascan (Purepecha) Tarascan family none
Teco (Tectiteco) Mayan family (Quichean-Mamean subfamily) none
Tectiteco (Teco) Mayan family (Quichean-Mamean subfamily) none
Tepehua Totonacan family none
Tepehuan Tepiman family Uto-Aztecan stock
Tepiman family Tepiman family Uto-Aztecan stock
Tequistlatecan family Tequistlatecan family none
Tipai Yuman family Hokan stock
Tlapanec (Me'phaa) Tlapanecan family Otomanguean stock
Tohono O'odham (Papago) Tepiman family Uto-Aztecan stock
Tojolabal Mayan family (Chujean-Kanjobal subfamily) none
Totonac Totonacan family none
Triqui (Trique) Mixtecan family Otomanguean stock
Tzeltal Mayan family (Ch'ol-Tzotzil subfamily) none
Tzotzil Mayan family (Ch'ol-Tzotzil subfamily) none
Uto-Aztecan stock   Uto-Aztecan stock
Yaqui Taracahitic family Uto-Aztecan stock
Yucatec Maya Mayan family (Yucatecan subfamily) none
Yucatec Maya Sign Language Signed languages none
Yuman family Yuman family Hokan stock
Uto-Aztecan stock   Uto-Aztecan stock
Zapotec Zapotecan family Otomanguean stock
Zoque Mixe-Zoquean family none
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