Chinantec, Tepetotutla

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Chinanteco del Oeste Central Bajo, Jajmi dzä kï ï’, Jejmei, Jejmi
Population

1,850 (2000 INALI).

Location

Oaxaca state: El Naranjal, San Antonio del Barrio, San Pedro Tlatepusco, Santa Cruz Tepetotutla, Santo Tomás Texas, and Vega del Sol.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

60% intelligibility of Quiotepec [chq], 59% of Palantla [cpa], 48% of Yolox dialect of Quiotepec Chinantec [chq].

Typology

VSO; short words, affixes, clitics; tonal.

Language Use

All ages.

Language Development
Grammar. NT: 1994.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].