Mixtec, Chigmecatitlán

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Central Puebla Mixtec, Mixteco de la frontera Puebla-Oaxaca, Mixteco de Santa María Chigmecatitlán
Population

1,070 (2000 INALI). 280 monolinguals (1990).

Location

Puebla, south of Puebla City, halfway to Oaxaca border, Santa Catarina Tlaltemplan.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

23% intelligibility of Chazumba [mit] (Southern Puebla most similar). An island of Mixtec surrounded by Popoloca and Nahuatl varieties. Low intelligibility with all Mixtec; very different.

Language Use

Most also use Spanish [spa].

Writing
Latin script.