Mixtec, Northern Tlaxiaco

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A language of Mexico

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

5,790 (2000 INALI). 1,600 monolinguals.

Location

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

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

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

Language Use

Home, friends, work. All ages. Also use Spanish [spa]. Bilingualism increasing due to schooling and migration.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 20%. Literacy rate in L2: 60%. Literature. Videos. Grammar. Bible: 2015.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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