Mixtec, Soyaltepec

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Mixteco de San Bartolo Soyaltepec, Mixteco del Noreste Bajo, Tu’un savi
Population

220 (2000 INALI). Ethnic population: 930 (1990 census).

Location

Oaxaca state: Teposcolula district, Guadalupe Gabilera and San Bartolo Soyaltepec villages.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. 28% intelligibility of Tilantongo [xtd], 25% of Ñumí [xtn], 23% of Apoala [mip].

Language Use

Some young people, all adults. Mostly elderly, except in Guadalupe Gabilera, where children still speak the language (2006). Also use Spanish [spa].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

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