Upper West-Central Chinantec


  • Language: Upper West-Central Chinantec
  • Alternate names: jaú jm, jmiih kia' dzä jii', Chinanteco del oeste central alto, Usila Chinantec, Chinantec, Chinanteco, Chinanteko
  • Language code: cuc
  • Language family: Otomanguean, Western Otomanguean, Oto-Pame-Chinantecan, Chinantecan (SIL classification)
  • Number of speakers: 7,410
  • Vulnerability: Threatened
  • Script: Latin script.

More information:

    Some sources list up to 14 different Chinantec languages. The most recent and accurate sources claim that there are 11 different Chinantec languages, with 20 different dialects. (INALI 2009)