Nahuatl, Central

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Central Aztec, Náhuatl del Centro, Tlaxcala-Puebla Nahuatl
Population

40,000 (1980 census). All Nahuatl variety speakers: 1,380,000. 1,000 monolinguals (1990 census). Ethnic population: 63,000 (1986).

Location

Tlaxcala and Puebla.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Language Use

San Miguel Canoa northeast of Puebla City most monolingual. Most also use Spanish [spa].

Writing

Latin script [Latn].