Tepehua, Huehuetla

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Tepehua de Hidalgo, Tepehua de Huehuetla
Population

3,000 (1982 SIL).

Location

Hidalgo state: Huehuetla; Puebla state: half of Mecapalapa town; Veracruz state: northwest.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. 70% intelligibility of Pisa Flores [tpp] (most similar).

Typology

SVO; long words, affixes; nontonal; whistle speech distinguishes consonants and vowels of the spoken language (Cowan 1952, Cowan 1972).

Language Development
NT: 1976.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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