Mixtec, Yosondúa

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Mixteco de Santiago Yosondúa, Southern Tlaxiaco Mixtec
Population

2,000 (2010 SIL). 60 monolinguals.

Location

Oaxaca.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

70% intelligibility of San Miguel el Grande [mig] and Chalcatongo (most similar). San Mateo Sindihui [xts] has 19% intelligibility of Yosondúa.

Language Use

There are only two ranch areas where the language is still spoken and where children may be learning it (2010 SIL).

Language Development
Poetry. Dictionary. NT: 1988.
Writing
Latin script.