Mixtec, Coatzospan

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Mixteco de Coatzóspan, Mixteco de San Juan Coatzospan, Teotitlán Mixtec
Population

2,090 (2000 INALI). 300 monolinguals (2005 census).

Location

Oaxaca, San Juan Coatzóspan.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

25% intelligibility of Chazumba [xtb]. Cuyamecalco [xtu] similar, but intelligibility inadequate.

Typology

VSO; short words, affixes, clitics; tonal

Language Use

Some also use a Mazatec variety.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 5%. Literacy rate in L2: 60%. Dictionary. NT: 2003.
Writing
Latin script.