Nahuatl, Northern Oaxaca

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Náhuatl del Norte de Oaxaca
Population

9,000 (1990 census). No monolinguals.

Location

Oaxaca state: Apixtepec, Cosolapa, El Manzano de Mazatlán, San Antonio Nanahuatipan, San Gabriel Casa Blanca, San Martín Toxpalan, Santa María Teopoxco, Teotitlán del Camino; Ignacio Zaragosa, and Tesonapa (1 of the last 2 towns in Veracruz); Puebla state: Coxcatlán.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. 80% intelligibility of Orizaba Nahuatl [nlv], 76% of Southeast Puebla [npl], 75% of North Puebla [ncj], 48% of Tatóscac [azz].

Language Development
NT: 2006.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].