Huehuetla Tepehua (Lhiimaqalhqamaꞌ)

Huehuetla Tepehua is a Totonacan language spoken by about 1,500 people in the municipality of Huehuetla in the northeast of Hidalgo State in central Mexico, and also in Mecalapa in Puebla State.

There are a number of ways to write Huehuetla Tepehua with the Latin alphabet. The one shown below is used in the Diccionario tepehua: Huehuetla, Hidalgo by Alberto Avilés Cortés (2012). There is a translation of the Bible in this language.

Huehuetla Tepehua alphabet and pronunciation

Huehuetla Tepehua alphabet and pronunciation

Download an alphabet chart for Huehuetla Tepehua (Excel)

Sample text

Ju makꞌanchich ixꞌalin lakꞌatam venkꞌen ju ma va ixtapalai. Chai ma ixꞌalin pumatam tsꞌalh ju ma lana kꞌox quilhoatiniꞌ ixjunita. Para ju anuꞌ tsꞌalh ma ixꞌalin pumatam ixꞌasqꞌuininti ju ma lanach va cꞌus ixjunita.

Translation

A long time ago a frog was turned into a girl. There was also a boy who was really poor, but that boy had a girlfriend who was very beautiful.

Ixcuento ju venkꞌen ju ixtapalai atsiꞌ / El cuento de la rana que se convertía en una muchacha / The Story of the Frog That Turned into a Girl

Sample video in Huehuetla Tepehua

Information about Huehuetla Tepehua | Numbers

Links

Information about Huehuetla Tepehua
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huehuetla_Tepehua
https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/Уэуэтланский_тепеуа
https://www.sil.org/resources/search/language/tee
https://ailla.utexas.org/islandora/object/ailla%3A124437

Totonacan languages

Huehuetla Tepehua, Misantla Totonac, Papantla Totonac

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

Page created: 09.08.23. Last modified: 09.08.23

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