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  • Aug 23, 2011
  • 04:32 PM

You say tomato, they say 'xitomatl' - New Yorkers channel the Aztecs by saving a dying language

Edgar Sandoval / New York Daily News
It's the language that gave us the words for chocolate and tomato, with sounds whose "i" hum lingers in listeners' ears. Now a small group of New Yorkers wants to make sure the enigmatic-sounding tongue of the Aztecs, Nahuatl, is preserved in the Big Apple.

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