Mixtec, Northern Tlaxiaco


A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Mixteco de San Juan Ñumí, Mixteco del Norte de Tlaxiaco, Ñumí Mixtec, Sa’an nda’u, Sa’an savi

12,300 (2000 INALI). 1,600 monolinguals.


Oaxaca state: Teposcolula district, San Antonino Monte Verde and San Sebastián Nicananduta municipalities; Tlaxiaco district, San Juan Ñumí and Santiago Nundichi municipalities.

Language Maps
Language Status

5 (Developing).


Yosoñama, San Antonio Nduaxico, San Antonino Monte Verde, San Sebastian Nicananduta, Santiago Nundiche.

Language Use

Home, friends, work. All ages. Also use Spanish [spa].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 20%. Literacy rate in L2: 60%. Videos. Grammar. Bible portions: 1995–2004.

Latin script [Latn].

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