Central Puebla Nahuatl

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Central Puebla Nahuatl
Xochiltepec–Huatlatlauca Nahuatl
Native toPuebla
Native speakers
16,000 (1998)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3ncx

The Central Puebla Nahuatl language is a Nahuan language spoken by 16,000 people in Mexico with 1,430 monolinguals.[3] It is also known as Central Puebla Aztec, Náhuatl del Suroeste de Puebla, and Southwestern Puebla Nahuatl.[3] The language is spoken in the area south of the city of Puebla in the towns of Teopantlán, Tepatlaxco de Hidalgo, La Magdalena Yancuitlalpan, Atoyatempan, Huatlathauca, and Huehuetlán near Molcaxac.[3] It is written in the Latin script and is taught in most grammar schools of the area.[3]


  1. ^ Central Puebla Nahuatl at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Central Puebla Nahuatl". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ a b c d Nahuatl, Central Puebla, Ethnologue, 1998, access date 24-03-2012