Mixtec, Soyaltepec

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Mixteco de San Bartolo Soyaltepec, Mixteco del noreste bajo
Population

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

Location

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

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Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Dialects

28% intelligibility of Tilantongo [xtd], 25% of Ñumí [xtn], 23% of Apoala [mip].

Language Use

Elderly only, although in Guadalupe Gabilera, children still speak the language (2006). Mostly use Spanish [spa].

Writing
Unwritten.