Copala Triqui (Xnaꞌánj nu̱ꞌ)

Copala Triqui is a member of the Mixtecan branch of the Oto-Manguean language family. It is spoken in the state of Oaxaca in southern Mexico, mainly in the town of San Juan Copala. There are also speakers in Juxtlahuaca and Miguel Alemán in Oaxaca, in the San Quintín valley of Baja California, and in Mexico City. In 2007 there were about 25,000 speakers of Copala Triqui in Mexico, and there were another 5,000 in California in the USA.

Copalal Triqui is also known as Copala Trique, Copala-Trique, Trike, Trique, Triqui Bajo, Triqui de San Juan Copala or Triqui de Copala.

Copala Triqui alphabet (Letrá achrón ní' xna'ánj nu̱' a)

Copala Triqui alphabet and pronunciation


Download an alphabet chart for Copala Triqui (Excel)

Details of the Copala Triqui alphabet provided by Wolfram Siegel (PDF)

Sample text

Ne'en soj me xcuu cu'naj xtaa na'. Xtaa me xo', tzaj ne xta' chéé xo' a. Xta' chéé xcuu cu'naj xtaa yo' a.

Tzaj ne tumé xcuu cu'naj xtaa doj tzin' cacun' a. Chá xo' chuchee daán chana a. Chá xo' chuchee le'ej a. Xra' chuchee le'ej, gaa ne guun nocoo chuchee le'ej, ne chéé chuchee le'ej ga nii xo' a. Ne urihanj xtaa, ne chá xo' a.


Videos in Copala Triqui


Information about Copala Triqui
Gramática popular del triqui de Copala

Oto-Manguean languages

Chinanteco, Chatino, Mazahua, Mazatec, Mazatec (Chiquihuitlán), Mazatec (Jalapa), Mixtec, Mixtec (Chayuco), Mixtec (Coatzospan), Otomi, Otomi (Acazulco), Otomi (Sierra), Otomi (Temoaya), Tlapanec, Triqui (Chicahuaxtla), Triqui (Copala), Triqui (San Martín Itunyos), Triqui (Santo Domingo del Estero), Zapotec (Aloápam), Zapotec (Choápam), Zapotec (Güilá), Zapotec (Isthmus), Zapotec (Miahuatlán), Zapotec (Rincón), Zapotec (San Dionisio Ocotepec), Zapotec (Zoogocho)

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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