Mixtec, Mixtepec


A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Eastern Juxtlahuaca Mixtec, Mixteco de Oeste Central, Mixteco de San Juan Mixtepec

9,170 in Mexico (2000 INALI). 2,500–3,000 located in Tlaxiaco (district head). 2,600 monolinguals (1990 census).


Oaxaca state: San Juan Mixtepec, Tlaxiaco (district head); Baja California state: San Quintín valley.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

About 90% of the parents speak Mixtec with their children (2011 SIL). Home, friends, work. Used by all. Also use Spanish [spa].

Language Development

Literature. Bible portions: 1974–2014.


Latin script [Latn].

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