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Popolocan Family

Chocholteco (ngigua), Mazatec, Popoloca, Ixcatec

SIL has not done extensive investigations in Chocholteco of Oaxaca (also known as Ngigua).

Mazatec includes four or five important variants (in Oaxaca, Veracruz and Puebla). The Summer Institute of Linguistics has done investigations in four of these.

Popoloca has six important variants in the state of Puebla.

The name Ixcatec is used for another language of this family, believed by many to be extinct, and also for a variant of Mazatec.

Map of Mexico Map: where the Popolocan family languages are spoken Map: where the Popolocan family languages are spoken
Specific varieties of languages in the Popolocan Family
(with links to more details on some)
Ethnologue entries
Chocholtec book coz
Ayautla Mazatec book vmy
Chiquihuitlán Mazatec book maq
Huautla Mazatec book mau
Ixcatlán Mazatec book mzi
Jalapa de Díaz Mazatec book maj
Mazatlán Mazatec book vmz
Eloxochitlán / San Jerónimo Mazatec book maa
Soyaltepec Mazatec book vmp
Coyotepec Popoloca book pbf
Mezontla Popoloca book pbe
San Felipe Otlaltepec Popoloca book pow
San Juan Atzingo Popoloca book poe
San Luís Temalacayuca Popoloca book pps
San Marcos Tlacoyalco Popoloca book pls
Santa Inés Ahuatempan Popoloca book pca
Ixcatec book ixc
Publications by members of the Summer Institute of Linguistics
Literacy and literature
Various fields
For more information