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27192Greetings in Mexican Indigenous Languages and Dialects

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  • ghwelker
    May 14, 2014

      Greetings in Mexican Indigenous Languages and Dialects

      Saludos en los idiomas y dialectos indígenas de México

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      Amuzgo, Guerrero [amu] (Mexico: Guerrero and Oaxaca.)


      Xmanndyu'

      general greeting


      Xmanndyu' nomxjoo

      greeting spoken to an older woman


      Xmanndyu' leii

      reply to spoken Xmanndyu' nomxjoo to a younger man


      Xmanndyu' xcoo

      reply to spoken Xmanndyu' nomxjoo to a younger man


      Xuannu'

      general greeting


      Ya tyixuenu'

      morning greeting

       

      Amuzgo, San Pedro Amuzgos [azg] (Mexico: San Pedro Amuzgos.)


      Nö'ön

      general greeting


      No' bi'

      reply to Nö'öspoken to a younger man or woman


      Maru' lú

      reply to Nö'ön  spoken to a younger man


      Maru' ñiâ

      reply to Nö'ön  spoken to a younger woman

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      Chatino, Tataltepec [cta] (Mexico: Tataltepec de Valdez and San Pedro Tututepec.)


      Cua nque' msaa

      morning greeting


      Cua nque' xlyaa

      afternoon greeting


      Cua nque' sii

      evening greeting


      Nde ti ndu nu'u

      general greeting

       

      Chatino, Western Highland [ctp] (Mexico: southwestern Oaxaca.)

      Nde ti nduungeneral greeting
       Ni sun ndaa ni?how are you? spoken to one person
       Ni sun ndaa huan ni?how are you? spoken to a group
       Ni sun ndaa ni che?how are you? spoken to a friend
       Tsu'hue 'areply to Ni sun ndaa ni, Ni sun ndaa huan ni, and Ni sun ndaa ni che
       Ni sa nan nka 'iin ni a?how are you?
      Sa ña'an kaa ni?how are you?
       La tsaa ni?where are you going? spoken to one person
       La tsaa huan ni?where are you going? spoken to a group


      Nde'en huangreeting spoken to a group arriving at a house


      Nde'en bareply to Nde'en huan

       

      Chichimeca-Jonaz [pei] (Mexico: Guanajuato.)


      Stipaá namishiós

      greeting spoken to a friend

       

      Chinanteco, Ojitlán [chj] (Mexico: Oaxaca.)

      Yamorning greeting
      Saa naafternoon greeting
      Tianighttime greeting
      Ilaba honi?how are you?
      Ila hoba tsi phiniareply to Ilaba honi

       

      Chinanteco, Ozumacin [chz] (Mexico: San Pedro Ozumacin, Ayotzintepec, and Santiago Progreso in Oaxaca.)

      Dsogeneral greeting spoken to man
       Hyaageneral greeting spoken to a woman
       Dsagyuuhrespectful greeting spoken to an older man
       Gyuuhrespectful greeting spoken to an elderly man by another elderly man
       Hee juu cha?how are you?

       

      Chinanteco, Palantla [cpa] (Mexico: San Juan Palantla in Oaxaca.)


      Ha láh tiogh hniah?

      how are you? spoken to a group of people

       

      Chinanteco, Quiotepec [chq] (Mexico: Oaxaca.)


      Ah moh

      general greeting

       

      Chinanteco, Sochiapan [cso] (Mexico: Oaxaca.)

      Halia'g sia'g?how are you?
      Ehn alej chie gohow are you? informal

       

      Chinanteco, Tepetotutla [cnt] (Mexico: Oaxaca.)

      Hniá magyogreeting spoken by a visitor, "I have come"

       

      Chinanteco, Usila [cuc] (Mexico: Oaxaca and Veracruz.)

      Zei te iemorning greeting


      Chei to ie

      morning greeting

      Zei te lo

      afternoon greeting


      Chei ta lo

      afternoon greeting


      Tionh hneigreeting spoken when approaching a house
      Nay high?how are you?

       

      Chocholteco [coz] (Mexico: Oaxaca.)

      Axjageneral greeting
      Cha'vangeneral greeting spoken in Tepexi
       Cha'uangeneral greeting spoken in Tepexi
       Cha'angeneral greeting spoken in Tepexi

       

      Chol [ctu] (Mexico: Chiapas.)

      Cotañet

      general greeting

       Cotangreeting spoken at a house


      Wocolix ae uch

      general greeting


      Bajche'yu'bil

      morning greeting


      Tate

      greeting spoken to an elder in the Sabanilla dialect

       Yajgreeting spoken to a man, in an older dialect

       

      Chontal, Highland Oaxaca [chd] (Mexico: Oaxaca.)


      Xósa

      general greeting

       Tsogeneral greeting
       Tso pulafka imank'general greeting spoken to a group
       Towéwelcome greeting, "come in"
       Totsunfayjlawelcome greeting, "come in"
       Toyeyuniwelcome greeting spoken to one person
       Tunjlouyunkáwelcome greeting spoken to a group

       

      Chontal, Lowland Oaxaca [clo] (Mexico: Oaxaca.)


      Sho ai

      general greeting


      Sho maipohma chisé

      general greeting


      Mopaa moyaipa?

      how are you?


      Chiic mopaa?

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