Cora language

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Cora is an indigenous language of Mexico of the Uto-Aztecan language family.wikipedia
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Uto-Aztecan languages

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Cora is an indigenous language of Mexico of the Uto-Aztecan language family. The closest relatives of the Cora language is the Huichol language together with which it forms the Coracholan subgroup of the Uto-Aztecan languages.
The Southern languages are divided into the Tepiman languages (including O'odham and Tepehuán), the Tarahumaran languages (including Raramuri and Guarijio), the Cahitan languages (including Yaqui and Mayo), the Coracholan languages (including Cora and Huichol), and the Nahuan languages.

Mesoamerican languages

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Cora is a Mesoamerican language and shows many of the traits defining the Mesoamerican Linguistic Area.
The Northern Rim area has been inhabited by semi-nomadic speakers of Uto-Aztecan languages (the Tepiman and Cora-Huichol groups) as well as Pamean (Oto-Mangue), and other languages that are now extinct.

Languages of Mexico

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Cora is an indigenous language of Mexico of the Uto-Aztecan language family.

Cora people

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It is spoken by the ethnic group that is widely known as the Cora but who refer to themselves as Naáyarite.
The Cora language belongs to the Corachol languages branch of the Uto-Aztecan language family.

Corachol languages

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The closest relatives of the Cora language is the Huichol language together with which it forms the Coracholan subgroup of the Uto-Aztecan languages.
The living members of Coracholan are the Huichol and Cora languages, spoken by communities in Jalisco and Nayarit, states in central Mexico.

Historical linguistics

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Cora is an indigenous language of Mexico of the Uto-Aztecan language family.

Nayarit

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The Cora inhabit the northern sierra of the Mexican state Nayarit which is named after its indigenous inhabitants. One is called Cora del Nayar or Cora Meseño and is spoken mainly in and around the medium-altitude settlements of Mesa de Nayar and Conel Gonzales in the south of the el Nayar municipality of Nayarit, and has approximately 9,000 speakers (1993 census).

Mesoamerican language area

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Cora is a Mesoamerican language and shows many of the traits defining the Mesoamerican Linguistic Area.

Ley General de Derechos Lingüísticos de los Pueblos Indígenas

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Under the General Law of Linguistic Rights of the Indigenous Peoples it is recognized as a "national language" along with 62 other indigenous languages and Spanish which have the same "validity" in Mexico.

Spanish language

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Under the General Law of Linguistic Rights of the Indigenous Peoples it is recognized as a "national language" along with 62 other indigenous languages and Spanish which have the same "validity" in Mexico.

El Nayar

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One is called Cora del Nayar or Cora Meseño and is spoken mainly in and around the medium-altitude settlements of Mesa de Nayar and Conel Gonzales in the south of the el Nayar municipality of Nayarit, and has approximately 9,000 speakers (1993 census).

Mutual intelligibility

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Cora de Santa Teresa has such a low degree of mutual intelligibility with other Cora speech communities that Ethnologue considers it a separate variety.

Huichol

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The closest relatives of the Cora language is the Huichol language together with which it forms the Coracholan subgroup of the Uto-Aztecan languages.

Tarahumara language

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The Taracahitan group of languages containing among others the languages Tarahumara, Yaqui and Mayo is also related to Cora.

Yaqui language

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The Taracahitan group of languages containing among others the languages Tarahumara, Yaqui and Mayo is also related to Cora.

Mayo language

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The Taracahitan group of languages containing among others the languages Tarahumara, Yaqui and Mayo is also related to Cora.

Tone (linguistics)

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However atypically of Uto-aztecan languages, Cora has developed a simple tonal system or pitch accent with an harmonic accent taking high falling tone.

Pitch-accent language

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However atypically of Uto-aztecan languages, Cora has developed a simple tonal system or pitch accent with an harmonic accent taking high falling tone.