Highland Chontal


  • Language: Highland Chontal
  • Alternate names: Chontal, Chontal of Oaxaca, Chontal (Highland), Chontal de Oaxaca (Sierra), Tequistlateco, Highland Oaxaca Chontal, Mountain Tequistlatec
  • Language code: chd
  • Language family: Tequistlatecan (SIL classification)
  • Number of speakers: 3,413
  • Vulnerability: Threatened
  • Script: Latin script.

More information:

    ‘Tequistlateco’ has been used in publications, but true Tequistlateco was spoken in Tequisistlán town, and is now extinct.

    c.3,000 speakers (LC)