Nahuatl, Eastern Huasteca

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Eastern Huasteca Aztec, Náhuatl de Hidalgo, Náhuatl de la Huasteca Oriental
Population

410,000 (1991 SIL).

Location

Huautla, Hidalgo; Puebla, Veracruz. 1,500 villages.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Southeastern Huasteca Nahuatl. 85% intelligibility between Eastern and Western Huasteca Nahuatl [nhv].

Typology

SVO; long words, affixes; nontonal.

Language Use

Used as L2 by Huastec [hus].

Language Development
Radio programs. Bible: 2005.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].