Mixtec, Juxtlahuaca

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Central Juxtlahuaca Mixtec, Mixteco de Juxtlahuaca
Population

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

Location

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

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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.

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