Definition of Otomanguean in English:

Otomanguean

adjective

  • Relating to or denoting a family of American Indian languages of central and southern Mexico, including Mixtec and Zapotec.

Origin

1940s: from Otomi + Mangue (an extinct language of Costa Rica) + -an.

Pronunciation:

Otomanguean

/-ˈmaNG-//ˌōtōˈmäNGɡēən/