Chiapanec language

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Native to Mexico
Region Chiapas
Extinct ca. 2000?
Language codes
ISO 639-3 cip
Glottolog chia1262[1]

Chiapanec is the name of an indigenous Mexican language of the Oto-Manguean language family. The 1990 census[2] reported 17 speakers of the language in southern Chiapas out of an ethnic population of 32, but later investigations failed to find any speakers.[3]


  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Chiapanec". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  2. ^ Ethnologue report for language code:cip
  3. ^ LISTSERV 14.4