Midland Mixe (Ayüük)

Midland Mixe is a member of the Mixe branch of the Mixe-Zoque language family. It is spoken by about 8,090 people in the Sierra Mixe District in the Sierra Norte Region in the northeast of Oaxaca in southern Mexico.

Midland Mixe is also known Central Mixe, Chuxnabán Mixe or Mixe Alto del Sur. It is written with the Latin alphabet.

Midland Mixe alphabet

Midland Mixe alphabet

Notes

Download an alphabet chart for Midland Mixe (Excel)

Some details provided by Wolfram Siegel

Sample text (The Lord's Prayer - Luke 11: 2-4)

  1. Tääts ja Jesús y'ëtsooy: Ko Tios xymyëpëjktsowtëty, jëtu'un m'ëna'antëty: Tios Teety, kënu'kxy ja mxëëw nyaxëty. Wä'än tminy ja mkutujkën.
  2. Mooytyëkës ja ka'ayën ukën mëti'ipës winjëpom nyajmëyajtëpën.
  3. Nimä'kxtëkës ja npoky nkëtyey, jä'ä ko tëëjës nimä'kxtë mëti'ipës xymyëtëkooytyëpën. Ka'apës mëpaat ja ëxëëkpë xymyëmëta'aktë.

Source: https://www.bible.com/bible/2130/LUK.11.QUETZMIXE

Translation

  1. And he said unto them, When ye pray, say, Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so in earth.
  2. Give us day by day our daily bread.
  3. And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil.

Source: https://www.bible.com/bible/1/LUK.11.KJV

Sample video in Midland Mixe

Information about Middle Mixe | Numbers | Tower of Babel

Links

Information about Midland Mixe
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Midland_Mixe
https://www.ethnologue.com/language/pxm
https://journals.dartmouth.edu/

Mixe languages

Isthmus Mixe, Midland Mixe, Oluta Popoluca, Sayula Popoluca, Tlahuitoltepec Mixe, Totontepec Mixe

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

Page created: 13.09.22. Last modified: 05.04.24

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