Mixtec, Huitepec

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Mixteco de Huitepec, Mixteco de San Antonio Huitepec, Mixteco de Zaachila
Population

2,400 (2000 INALI). 200 monolinguals.

Location

Oaxaca, Huitepec municipality, west of Zaachila, southwest of Peñoles, San Antonio Huitepec, Santiago Huajolotipac, and San Francisco Yucucundo towns. Some near Ensenada, Baja California.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

77% intelligibility of Estetla (Eastern) [mil], 75% of Chalcatongo [mig], 52% of Peñoles [mil], 20% of Yosondúa [mpm], 8% of Tilantongo [xtd].

Language Use

Most homes in Huitepec; more in rural areas. All ages.

Writing
Latin script.