Popoluca, Highland

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Popoluca de la Sierra
Population

30,000 (1992 SIL).

Location

Veracruz, Soteapan, Amamaloya, Barosa, Buena Vista, Col Benito Juárez, Cuilonia, El Aguacate, Estrivera, Guadalupe Victoria, Horno de Cal, Kilómetro Diez, La Florida, La Magdalena, and Las Palmas.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

More similar to Zoque than to Mixe.

Typology

VOS; short words, affixes; nontonal

Language Use

Many children speak it. Some also use a Nahuatl language.

Language Development
Radio programs. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1977–1997.
Writing
Latin script.