2,000 (1990 census). 500 monolinguals.
Northeast Oaxaca, San Juan Lealao, Latani, Tres Arroyos, and La Hondura.
Considered most divergent Chinantec language.
VOS; short words, affixes; tonal
Vigorous. All domains. All ages. Negative attitudes. Consider it inferior to Spanish [spa], but continue to use it. Some also use a Zapotec variety.
Christian, traditional religion.