Mazatec, Ayautla

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Mazateco del sureste
Population

3,700 (2005 census). 2,800 monolinguals.

Location

Oaxaca, southeast Teotitlán district, San Bartolomé Ayautla.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

80% intelligibility of Huautla [mau], 79% of San Miguel Hualtepec, 40% of Soyaltepec [vmp], 37% of Jalapa [maj], 24% of Ixcatlán [mzi].

Language Use

Prestigious. Vigorous. All domains. All ages.

Language Development
40 to 50 readers, very few write. There is a bilingual school. NT: 2009.
Writing
Latin script.