Mixtec, Mitlatongo

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Mixteco de Mitlatongo
Autonym
Jnu’u lavi
Population

L1 users: 1,800 (2011 SIL).

Location

Oaxaca state: Nochixtlán, Santa Cruz Mitlatongo, and Santiago Mitlatongo.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

70% intelligibility of Yutanduchi [mab], 56% of Peñoles [mil], 54% of Tamazola [vmx], 43% of San Juan Teita [xtj], 10% of Nuxaá dialect of Southwestern Nochixtlan [mxy], 8% of Diuxi [xtd].

Language Use

Home, friends, work. All ages. Also use Spanish [spa], which is learned by children to a limited extent.

Language Development
Bible portions: 2012.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Secondary school. Some men work outside the area; some in the United States.

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