Mixtec, Coatzospan

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A language of Mexico

Mixtec, Coatzospan

Alternate Names
Mixteco de Coatzóspan, Mixteco de San Juan Coatzospan, Teotitlán Mixtec, Tu’un davi
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Population

2,090 (2000 INALI). 300 monolinguals (2005 census).

Location

Oaxaca state: San Juan Coatzóspan.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. 25% intelligibility of Chazumba [xtb]. Cuyamecalco [xtu] reportedly similar, but intelligibility inadequate.

Typology

VSO; short words, affixes, clitics; tonal.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 5%. Literacy rate in L2: 60%. Dictionary. NT: 2003.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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