Tilantongo Mixtec

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Tilantongo Mixtec
Diuxi-Tilantongo Mixtec
Native to Mexico
Region Oaxaca
Native speakers
3,400 (2000) [1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 xtd
Glottolog diux1235

Tilantongo (Diuxi-Tilantongo) Mixtec is a Mixtec language of Oaxaca. It is not close to other varieties of Mixtec. Numbers are declining due to emigration to the United States.


It is also called Central Nochistlán Mixtec, Diuxi-Tilantongo Mixtec, Mixteco de Diuxi-Tilantongo, and Mixteco del Este Central. [1]

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  1. 1 2 Tilantongo Mixtec at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)

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