San Martín Itunyoso Triqui (Snáhánj nìh)

San Martín Itunyoso Triqui is member of the Mixtecan branch of the Oto-Manguean language family. It is spoken by about 2,000 people in the state of Oaxaca in southern Mexico, mainly in the town of San Martín Itunyoso in the district of Tlaxiaco in western Oaxaca.

San Martín Itunyoso Triqui has been recognised as a national language of Mexico since 2003. It is also known as San Martín Itunyoso Trique, Triqui Alto, Triqui de San Martín Itunyoso or Triqui de Itunyoso.

San Martín Itunyoso Triqui alphabet

San Martín Itunyoso Triqui alphabet and pronunciation

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Sample text

  1. Asi̱j sini ya̱n ni̱ nne tsínj gu̱ꞌnaj nuguanꞌ daj. Ni̱ nne síꞌ nga̱ Yanꞌanj xa̱ngaꞌ. Ni̱ huin síꞌ Yanꞌanj.
  2. Ni̱ nuguanꞌ daj nne asi̱j sini ya̱n nga̱ Yanꞌanj.
  3. Ni̱ gaꞌninꞌ Yanꞌanj xa̱ngaꞌ sun sisi̱ gui̱ꞌyaj nuguanꞌ daj daranꞌ ni rasu̱n mán. Ni̱ sisi̱ nitaj nuguanꞌ daj, ni̱ a̱ ꞌngo̱ rasu̱n si̱ gaꞌue gui̱man mánj.
  4. Ni̱ nuguanꞌ daj guiꞌyaj sisi̱ ga̱huin ni̱ꞌnaꞌ ni rasu̱n. Ni̱ xiꞌí si hua ni̱ꞌnaꞌ néꞌ, guiꞌyaj nuguanꞌ daj, ni̱ xigui̱n mán néꞌ.
  5. Ni̱ yanꞌa̱n daj huin si xigui̱n rian ru̱miꞌ mán néꞌ. Ni̱ rian ru̱miꞌ daj nun ga̱ꞌue gui̱naꞌaj yanꞌa̱n da mánj



  1. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
  2. The same was in the beginning with God.
  3. All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.
  4. In him was life; and the life was the light of men.
  5. And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.


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Oto-Manguean languages

Acazulco Otomi, Chinanteco, Chatino, Chicahuaxtla Triqui, Chiquihuitlán Mazatec, Coatzospan Mixtec, Copala Triqui, Jalapa Mazatec, Mazahua, Mazatec, Mixtec, Otomi, San Martín Itunyoso Triqui, Santo Domingo del Estero Triqui, Sierra Otomi, Temoaya Otomi, Tlapanec, Zapotec

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