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Tepehuan, Southwestern

A language of Mexico

ISO 639-3tla

Population  8,700 (2005 census).
Region  Southwest Durango, Lajas, Taxicaringa, Teneraca.
Language map  Mexico, reference number 20
Alternate names   Tepehu├ín del Suroeste
Dialects  55% intelligibility with Southeastern Tepehuan [stp].
Classification  Uto-Aztecan, Southern Uto-Aztecan, Sonoran, Tepiman, Southern Tepehuan
Language use  Also use some Spanish.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  Swidden agriculturalists: maize, beans, squash; pastoralists. Traditional religion.