Uto-Aztecan language

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Noun1.Uto-Aztecan language - a family of American Indian languages
American-Indian language, Amerind, Amerindian language, American Indian, Indian - any of the languages spoken by Amerindians
Shoshonean, Shoshonean language, Shoshonian, Shoshonian language - a subfamily of Uto-Aztecan languages spoken mainly in the southwestern United States
Pima - the Uto-Aztecan language spoken by the Pima
Aztecan - the Uto-Aztecan language spoken by the Aztec
Nahuatl - the Uto-Aztecan language spoken by the Nahuatl
Cahita - the Uto-Aztecan language of the Cahita
Tatahumara - the Uto-Aztecan language of the Tatahumara
Zapotec, Zapotecan - the language of the Zapotec
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The present grammar is based on the intensive and extensive work with native speakers of Yaqui by John Dedrick, whose ill health (he died in 1999) left much work in the hands of Eugene Casad, who also added comparative-historical material relating to other Uto-Aztecan languages and Proto-Uto-Aztecan.
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.
The Uto-Aztecan languages are spoken as far north as Taos Pueblo near the Colorado border, all the way south to Mexico City.