Mixtec, Southern Puebla

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Acatlán Mixtec, Mixteco de la Frontera Puebla-Oaxaca, Mixteco del Sur de Puebla, Xayacatlán de Bravo
Population

3,180 (2010 INEGI). 150 monolinguals (2010).

Location

Puebla, Acatlán, Xayacatlán de Bravo, San Jerónimo Xayacatlán, and Petlalcingo municipalities; Oaxaca, Zapotitlán Palmas municipality.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

None known. 87% intelligibility of Chazumba [xtb], 43% intelligibility of Cacaloxtepec [miu], and 21% intelligibility of Chigmecatitlán [mii].

Typology

VSO; short words, clitics; tonal.

Language Use

Mainly adults. Also use Spanish [spa].

Language Development
NT: 1978.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].