Mixtec, Jamiltepec

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Eastern Jamiltepec-San Cristobal Mixtec, Mixteco de Jamiltepec, Mixteco de Oaxaca de costa central baja , Mixteco de Santa María Huazolotitlán
Population

9,760 (2000 INALI). 1,300 monolinguals.

Location

Southwest Oaxaca, Santiago Jamiltepec, San Andrés Huaxtaltepec, Santa María Huazolotitlán, Santiago Tetepec, and Santa Elena Comaltepec towns.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Typology

VSO; short words, affixes, clitics; tonal.

Language Use

All ages. Also use Spanish [spa]. Used as L2 by Ixtayutla Mixtec [vmj].

Language Development
NT: 1983.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].