Chinanteco is a group of Oto-Manguean languages spoken in Oaxaca and
Veracruz in Mexico by about 80,000 people. As there is only some mutual
intelligibity between the 14 different Chinanteco languages, they are
considered by most linguists as separate languages rather than dialects.
Chinanteco alphabet and pronunciation
I'm not sure about the Chinanteco pronunciation, so welcome any feedback.
Lej ni sou tsa lisia ijaa sia ikou' ne
kojo jï ne juso ne jmo' re ju i s' jmo'
nö sala ne sasno.
La juu dsa lu siä –Dsa kö ñi ba dsa, nía
kö ni' ba na lu' dsa e dsa tï é li jnia' roö'.
All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They
are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another
in a spirit of brotherhood. (Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)