Chocholtec

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Chocho, Chocholteco, Chochon, Chochonteco, Chochotec, Ngiba, Ngigua, Ngiwa
Population

540 (2011 INALI). Chocholteco del este: 180 speakers, Chocholteco del oeste: 160 speakers, Chocholteco del sur: 200 speakers (2011 INALI).

Location

Oaxaca state: Nochixtlán district, San Juan Bautista Coixtlahuaca, San Miguel Tulancingo, and Santa María Nativitas.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

Chocholteco del Este, Chocholteco del Oeste, Chocholteco del Sur.

Language Use

Also use Spanish [spa].

Language Development
Grammar.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].