Papantla Totonac


  • Language: Papantla Totonac
  • Alternate names: Totonac, Papantla, Lowland Totonac, Lowland Totonako, Totonaco de Papantla, Papantla, Totonac (Papantla), Totonaco
  • Language code: top
  • Language family: Totonacan, Totonac (SIL classification)
  • Number of speakers: 80,000
  • Vulnerability: Vulnerable
  • Script: Latin script.

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    Traditional religion, Christian.

    Ethnologue distinguishes 9 Totonac languages: Totonac, Coyutla [toc] Totonac, Filomena Mata-Coahuitlán [tlp] Totonac, Highland [tos] Totonac, Papantla [top] Totonac, Tecpatlán [tcw] Totonac, Upper Necaxa [tku] Totonac, Ozumatlán [tqt] Totonac, Xicotepec de Juárez [too] Totonac, Yecuatla [tlc]. The categorization adopted here is that of Carolyn MacKay and Frank Trechsel. However, all acknowledge that there is no real consensus on the linguistic categorization of this area.