Chinantec, Tepetotutla

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Chinanteco del oeste central bajo
Population

1,850 (2000 INALI).

Location

North Oaxaca, Santa Cruz Tepetotutla, San Antonio del Barrio, San Pedro Tlatepusco, Santo Tomás Texas, Vega del Sol, and El Naranjal.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

60% intelligibility of Quiotepec [chq], 59% of Palantla [cpa], 48% of Yolox dialect of Quiotepec Chinantec [chq].

Typology

VSO; short words, affixes, clitics; tonal.

Language Use

All ages.

Language Development
Grammar. NT: 1994.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].