Huave, San Mateo del MarPrint
11,000 (2005 census). 1,550 monolinguals.
Southeast coast, Oaxaca, San Mateo del Mar.
None known. Very limited intelligibility of other Huave varieties; 88% of San Dionisio del Mar [hve].
SVO; short words, affixes; nontonal.
All ages. 9,300 also use Spanish [spa].
Latin script [Latn].
Legend says they came from Central America.