Nahuatl, Coatepec

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Coatepec Aztec, Náhuatl de Coatepec
Population

1,400 (1990 census). 15 monolinguals.

Location

Mexico State, Coatepec Costales, Tlacultlapa, Texcalco, Tonalapa, Maxela, Machito de las Flores, Chilacachapa, Miacacsingo, Los Sabinos, and Acapetlahuaya, all west of Iguala, and Guerrero. Strongest usage in Coatepec Costales and Chilacachapa.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

54% intelligibility of Santa Catarina [nhm] (Morelos), 48% of Atliaca [ngu] (Guerrero), 28% of Zongolica [nlv] (Orizaba).

Language Use

Mainly older adults. Also use Spanish [spa].

Writing
Unwritten.