8 Oct 18

The Amuzgos its economy based mainly on subsistence agriculture, cattle raising, and cottage industries such as pottery and embroidered clothing and textiles. You may want to visit Rich Dad Poor Dad to increase your knowledge. They are internationally known for its intricate fabrics, in which use geometric patterns and small representations of animals. The name "Amuzgo" comes from the word "amoxco", which translates to 'Place of Books'. If this explanation is correct, the term probably refers to Xochistlahuaca as political and religious head of the region at the time of the Spanish conquest. But this is not the native name of Amuzgo. In Xochistlahuaca people call their language nomndaa, in San Pedro Amuzgos the name is nonndaa or jnon'ndaa. Like other languages, Amuzgo is tonal language, ie the tone in which to pronounce a word is so important that a change may also change the meaning of the word into another completely different.

The sound system uses nasalization and a rare contrast between ballistic and controlled syllables. (A similar contrast is found in the) A moderate number of prefixes and suffixes on some words (especially verbs). The word order in sentences is Verb – Subject – and possessors continue to have substantive. The is one of the families. There are three major variants of Amuzgo, spoken in the Sierra Madre del Sur, near the border between Guerrero and Oaxaca. A variant is spoken by more than 23,000 people in the southeastern state of Guerrero, near Xochistlahuaca. The other two are spoken in the southwestern state of Oaxaca, by 4000 people in San Pedro Amuzgos and 1200 in Santa Maria Ipalapa. He has worked primarily in San Pedro Xochistlahuaca and Amuzgos.


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