Nahuatl, Western Huasteca

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Náhuatl de la Huasteca Occidental, Náhuatl de Tamazunchale, Western Huasteca Aztec
Population

400,000 (1991 SIL).

Location

Tamazunchale, San Luis Potosí is center; Hidalgo. 1,500 villages.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Western Huasteca Náhuatl. 85% intelligibility between Eastern Huasteca Nahuatl [nhe] and Western Huasteca Nahuatl.

Typology

SVO; long words, affixes; nontonal

Language Development
Bible: 2005.
Writing
Latin script.