Tzotzil

noun

Tzo·​tzil
variants or less commonly Tsotsil
(ˈ)(t)sōt¦sē(ə)l,
-)sȯt-
or Zotzil
(ˈ)sō-,
(ˈ)sȯ-
plural Tzotzil or Tzotziles
ˌ⸗ˈsē(ˌ)lās
1
a
: an Indian people of central Chiapas, Mexico
b
: a member of such people
2
: a Mayan language of the Tzozil people

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“Tzotzil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tzotzil. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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