Popoloca, Coyotepec

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Ngiba, Ngigua, Ngiwa
Population

500 (1990 census). Ethnic population: 7,000.

Location

Puebla state: Coyotepec and San Mateo west of Tehuacán City, east of Ahuatempan.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

San Vicente Coyotepec Popoloca, San Mateo Zoyamazalco Popoloca. 41% intelligibility of Otlaltepec [pow], 23% of Atzingo [poe], 15% of Tlacoyalco Northern Popoloca [pls]. San Mateo dialect may be a separate language.

Language Use

Also use Spanish [spa].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

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