Cuicatec, Tepeuxila

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Cuicateco del centro
Population

8,680 (2000 INALI). 850 monolinguals.

Location

Northwest Oaxaca. 16 towns.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Santa María Pápalo. 88% intelligibility of Teutila Cuicatec [cut].

Typology

VSO; short words; affixes, clitics; tonal.

Language Use

All ages.

Language Development
Dictionary. NT: 1974.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Santa María Pápalo is a significant sub-dialect.