Mixtec, Metlatónoc

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A language of Mexico

Population

46,600 (2000). Many monolinguals.

Location

Tlacoachistlahuaca and Cochoapa municipalities, East Guerrero, Metlatónoc, San Rafael, and towns south.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. 90% or higher intelligibility of nearby varieties, but only 50% of most Alacatlatzala [mim]. Alcozauca Mixtec [xta] is separate language.

Language Use

Home, friends, work. All ages.

Language Development
Bible portions: 1959–2011.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].