Mixtec, Juxtlahuaca

Print

A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Central Juxtlahuaca Mixtec, Mixteco de Juxtlahuaca
Population

16,000 (1990 census). 5,500 monolinguals.

Location

Oaxaca, central Santiago Juxtlahuaca, San Sebastián Tecomaxtlahuaca, San Miguel Tlacotepec, Santos Reyes Tepejillo, Santa María Tindú, San Martin Duraznos, and Santa María Yucunicoco towns; San Quintín valley, Baja California.

Language Maps
Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. 84% intelligibility of Silacayoapan [mks], 80% of Yucuane [mvg] and San Miguel Piedras [xtp], 63% of Santa Cruz Mixtepec [mix], 48% of Coicoyán [vmc] (Western Juxtlahuaca), 37% of Tezoatlán [mxb], 18% of Zacatepec [mza], 10% of Ñumí.

Language Use

All ages.

Language Development
Radio programs.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Secondary school. Many work in Culiacán or the United States.