Mixtec, Yucuañe


A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Mixteco de San Bartolomé Yucuañe, Mixteco del sureste central

710 (2000 INALI). 90 monolinguals.


Oaxaca, northeast Tlaxiaco district, San Bartolomé Yucuañe. Many work in Mexico City and the United States.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).


87% intelligibility of San Cristóbal Amoltepec [xtm], 86% of Tijaltepec [xtl], 85% of Magdalena Peñasco [xtm], 64% of Teita [xtj], 60% of Nduaxico [xtn] (Northern Tlaxiaco Mixtec), 56% of Tlacotepec [xtm]. 2 dialects in San Agustín Tlacotepec.

Language Use

Home. Also use Spanish [spa].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: Possibly 40% in Spanish. Taught in primary and secondary schools.

Latin script [Latn].