Mixtec, Yucuañe

Print

A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Mixteco de San Bartolomé Yucuañe, Mixteco del sureste central
Population

710 (2000 INALI). 90 monolinguals.

Location

Oaxaca, northeast Tlaxiaco district, San Bartolomé Yucuañe. Many work in Mexico City and the United States.

Language Maps
Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

87% intelligibility of San Cristóbal Amoltepec [xtm], 86% of Tijaltepec [xtl], 85% of Magdalena Peñasco [xtm], 64% of Teita [xtj], 60% of Nduaxico [xtn] (Northern Tlaxiaco Mixtec), 56% of Tlacotepec [xtm]. 2 dialects in San Agustín Tlacotepec.

Language Use

Home. Also use Spanish [spa]; some women have only basic knowledge; some young people and men very fluent.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: Possibly 40% in Spanish. Taught in primary and secondary schools.
Writing
Latin script.