Definition of Mixe in English:

Mixe

(also Mije)

noun

  • 1A member of an American Indian people of Oaxaca in southern Mexico.

  • 2Any of a group of related languages spoken by this people, which together form the Mixean branch of the Mixe–Zoque family; this group of languages.

adjective

  • Designating, of, or relating to the Mixe or their languages.

Origin

Early 17th century. From Mexican Spanish mixe, noun and adjective, perhaps from Nahuatl mīxī- (in mīxītl an intoxicating herb).

Pronunciation

Mixe

/ˈmiːheɪ/