Popoloca, San Luís Temalacayuca

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Ngiba, Ngigua, Ngiwa, Popoloca de San Luis Temalacayuca
Population

4,730 (1994 SIL).

Location

Puebla state: San Luís Temalacayuca.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. San Luís has 84% intelligibility of San Marcos [pls], 22% of Atzingo [poe], 8% of Otlaltepec [pow].

Language Use

Vigorous. All ages. Also use Spanish [spa].

Language Development
Taught in primary and secondary schools. Bible portions: 2004–2005.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

About 25% of men work part of the year in the Distrito Federal or the United States.

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