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A Greeting in
Orizaba Nawatl
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Pico de Orizaba from Atlehuaya
Tehwan
We
timasewaltih
we are Indians
tichanchiwah
we live
nikan
here
itech
in (it)
n
the
altepemeh
towns
itech
in (it)
n
the
Zongolica
Zongolica
tepeyoh.
mountainous place.
Tamechontlahpalowa
We greet you (respected ones)
ika
with (it)
miak
much
pakilistli.
joy
Techpaktia
It pleases us
titlapowaskeh
we will speak
iwan
and
tikkakiskeh
we will hear
totlahtol
our word
tlen
which
otechkahtewilihkeh
they left it for us
totahwan.
our fathers.
Pos
For
yeh
it
iksemi
very
kualtzin
beautiful
iwan
and
miak
much
ipati.
its price.
 

English Translation:

We are Indian people who live here in the towns of the mountainous region of Zongolica. It is a pleasure for us to greet you.


We love to speak and to hear our language, which our forefathers bequeathed to us. It is very beautiful and precious.



You were greeted by the voice of Matilde Romero Hernández.

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