I am trying to use a politically correct term to refer to any language (also known as dialect) used by a minority group in LA. Some ideas I have are idiomas de minorías or lenguas indígenas, but I don't know if there is a better term for this.

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You can use "lenguas minoritarias", to refer to languages spoken by minority groups, or "minorías lingüísticas," to refer to the groups speaking those languages.


I expand that besides the proposed "minoritarias", you can also use

Lenguas de minorías (source in Google Books)

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    I guess that works; the other two options seem more mellifluous (to me). Commented Dec 1, 2019 at 18:42

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