Uto-Aztecan


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Uto-Aztecan

(yo͞o`tō-ăztĕk`ən), branch of the Aztec-Tanoan linguistic stock. The languages belonging to this stock are spoken in North and Central America. See Native American languagesNative American languages,
languages of the native peoples of the Western Hemisphere and their descendants. A number of the Native American languages that were spoken at the time of the European arrival in the New World in the late 15th cent.
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The first chapter considers similarities and differences between Uto-Aztecan and a number of other languages.
The so-called Uto-Aztecan premolar (hereinafter UAP) or distal-sagittal crest of upper premolars is a rare morphologic trait that appears in the first premolars of American Indian groups only.
8) The story I tell for Los Angeles in "Ab urbe condita" focuses on the Uto-Aztecans (called Gabrielino by the Spanish and Tongva by themselves), who, as the name implies, were one migratory branch of a group that also migrated southward and ruled Mesoamerica from Tenochtitlan when Cortes arrived in 1519.
Conquest" introduces the reader to bands of Uto-Aztecan Shoshone who drifted southward from the Black Hills and literally became Comanche when they reached the Arkansas River, and Spanish notice, circa 1706.
Jason Haugen, in his article about Uto-Aztecan reduplication, analyzes grammaticalized reduplicative operations in order to reconstruct the productive reduplication mechanisms of the Proto-language of the Uto-Aztecan family.
En ella dan informacion acerca de los multiples intereses de Wick Miller, entre otros el de propiciar la reunion anual Friend of Uto-Aztecan Conference.
Many of these words are derived from Uto-Aztecan languages spoken by the Yoemem (Mayo and Yaqui) and the O'odham (Papago and Pima Bajo), but there are just as many others that fell off the tongues of the Cucupa, Opata, and Guarijio.