Mixtec, Northwest Oaxaca

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Mixteco de Yucuná, Mixteco del noroeste, Mixteco del Noroeste de Oaxaca
Population

5,430 (2000 INALI). 1,000 monolinguals.

Location

Northwest Oaxaca, Santos Reyes Yucuná, Guadalupe Portezuelo, and San Simón Zahuatlán towns.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Typology

SVO; short words, clitics; tonal.

Language Use

All domains. All ages. Also use Spanish [spa].

Writing

Latin script [Latn].