Nahuatl, Northern Oaxaca

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Náhuatl del Norte de Oaxaca
Population

9,000 (1990 census). 1,400 monolinguals.

Location

Northwest Oaxaca, near southeast Puebla Náhuatl, Santa María Teopoxco, San Antonio Nanahuatipan, San Gabriel Casa Blanca, Teotitlán del Camino, San Martín Toxpalan, Ignacio Zaragosa, Apixtepec, El Manzano de Mazatlán, Cosolapa, and Tesonapa (1 of the last 2 towns in Veracruz); Puebla, Coxcatlán.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

80% intelligibility of Orizaba Nahuatl [nlv], 76% of Southeast Puebla [npl], 75% of North Puebla [ncj], 48% of Tatóscac [azz].

Language Development
NT: 2006.
Writing
Latin script.