Huave, San Dionisio del Mar

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Huave del Este, Ombeyajts
Population

2,550 (2005 census). No monolinguals.

Location

Oaxaca state: Juchitán district, San Dionisio del Mar; southeast coast.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

None known. 98% intelligibility of Santa María del Mar Huave [hvv], 88% of San Mateo del Mar Huave [huv].

Typology

Nontonal.

Language Use

Also use Spanish [spa].

Writing

Latin script [Latn].