Mocho

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Motocintleco, Motozintleco, Qato’k
Population

140 (2000 INALI). No monolinguals.

Location

Chiapas, on Guatemala-Mexico border, Tuzantán and Motozintla.

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Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Dialects

Motozintleco, Tuzanteco (Muchu’). Not intelligible of Mam varieties (1973 SIL). Tuzanteco and Mocho are 2 distinct dialects of the same language (Kaufman 1967).

Language Use

Home only. Mainly older adults. Also use Spanish [spa].

Writing
Unwritten.