Chatino, Eastern HighlandPrint
1,800 (2000 INALI).
Oaxaca state: Juquila district, Lachao Pueblo Nuevo, and Santa María Yolotepec villages.
One dialect. Uses lengthened word forms similar to Zenzontepec Chatino [czn]. Reportedly similar to Zacatepec [ctz], but geographically and socioeconomically separated. 87% intelligibility of Yaitepec dialect of Western Highland Chatino [ctp], 83% of Nopala [cya], 77% of Panixtlahuaca dialect of Western Highland Chatino [ctp], 21% of Tataltepec [cta].
VSO; long words, affixes, clitics; tonal.
All ages. Also use Spanish [spa].
Latin script [Latn].