Totontepec Mixe (Ayöök)

Totontepec Mixe is a member of the Mixe branch of the Mixe-Zoque language family. It is spoken by about 5,500 people in the State of Oaxaca in southern Mexico, in particular in the town of Totontepec Villa de Morelos in the Sierra Mixe District of the Sierra Norte Region in the northeast of Oaxaca.

Totontepec Mixe is also known North Highland Mixe, Northwestern Mixe, Mixe Alto del Norte, Ayuk or Ayöök.

Totontepec Mixe is written with the Latin alphabet, and there is some literature in the language, including a dictionary and a translation of the New Testament.

Totontepec Mixe alphabet

Totontepec Mixe alphabet

Notes

Download an alphabet chart for Totontepec Mixe (Excel)

Sample videos in and about Totontepec Mixe

Links

Information about Totontepec Mixe
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Totontepec_Mixe
https://www.ethnologue.com/language/mto
https://www.sil.org/resources/archives/10965
https://www.languagesandnumbers.com/how-to-count-in-totontepec-mixe/en/mto/
https://www.oeaw.ac.at/vlach/collections/mixe/
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/43647861_The_Story_of_O_Orthography_and_Cultural_Politics_in_the_Mixe_Highland

Mixe languages

Isthmus Mixe, Midland Mixe, Oluta Popoluca, Sayula Popoluca, Tlahuitoltepec Mixe, Totontepec Mixe

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

Page created: 24.05.22. Last modified: 24.05.22

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