Mocho’ language

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Mocho' language)
Jump to: navigation, search
Native to Mexico
Region Eastern Chiapas (villages of Tuzatlán and Motozintla)
Native speakers
140  (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 mhc
Glottolog moch1257[2]

Mocho’ or Mototzintlec is a language belonging to the western branch of Mayan languages spoken in the Mexican state of Chiapas. The two dialects of Mocho' are spoken in two different villages: the Tuzantec dialect in Tuzantán and the Motozintlec dialect in Motozintla.


  1. ^ Mocho’ at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Mocho". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.