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Nahuatl, Eastern Huasteca

A language of Mexico

ISO 639-3nhe

Population  410,000 (1991 SIL).
Region  Huautla, Hidalgo the center; Puebla, Veracruz. 1,500 villages.
Language map  Mexico, reference number 37
Alternate names   Eastern Huasteca Aztec, Náhuatl de Hidalgo, Náhuatl de la Huasteca Oriental
Dialects  Southeastern Huasteca Nahuatl. 85% intelligibility between Eastern and Western Huasteca Nahuatl [nhv]. Survey of other dialects needed.
Classification  Uto-Aztecan, Southern Uto-Aztecan, Aztecan, General Aztec, Aztec
Language development  Radio programs. Bible: 2005.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  SVO; long words, affixes; nontonal. Swidden agriculturalists.