Nahuatl

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  • noun

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a member of any of various Indian peoples of central Mexico

the Uto-Aztecan language spoken by the Nahuatl

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The problems inherent in addressing the decline of the Aztec language are thorny indeed, in that many changes must be made on several levels.
Even though many of the songs are in the Aztec language known as Nahuatl, the emotion and message of the music still reaches people--four centuries after it was written.
This includes learning a vocabulary of the ancient Aztec language, Nahuatl, and an understanding of the ``base 20'' mathematics used to build ancient pyramids and master astronomy.
There are no Aztec languages spoken in South America.
Also striking were rare settings in the Inca and Aztec languages, both simple but powerful.