Nahuatl, Santa María la Alta

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Náhuatl de Santa María la Alta
Population

2,470 (2000). 9 monolinguals.

Location

Puebla, Santa María la Alta, Atenayuca; a few northwest of Tehuacán.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

None known. 60% intelligibility of Pómaro [ncl] (Michoacán), 53% of Huatlatlauca, Puebla; 50% of Zautla [azz] (Highland Puebla), Chilac [npl] (Southeastern Puebla); 40% of Zongolica [nlv] (Orizaba); 33% of Mecayapan [nhx], Veracruz (Isthmus); 30% of Canoa (Central Nahuatl) [nhn].

Language Use

Also use Spanish [spa].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].