Mixe love poem


Ja m'ijshpat moo i'jshnën,!

Wa' yë' tsuj kajpss,p!

Per jotugoy, jotsp yëp!

¡Wa yë n'ookëdë tsojkënds!

Translated into Tlahuitoltepec Mixe by Alfabeto Popular Mixe

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Mixe language

The Mixe is a Zoque language, and more precisely a set of seven languages; the four which are from Oaxaca are designated Mixe. The one presented here, is one of these four languages, the Tlahuitoltepec Mixe (Ayuujk, Ayüük, Ayuhk, Ayöök, Central West Mixe, Southern Highland Mixe), spoken by about 17,000 people.

Mixe people

The Mixes (Ayuujkjä'äy) are Native Americans from the Oaxaca region in Mexico, who seem to have a relationship with the Olmecs. In fact, because of the rarity of written and archaeological souces, many questions can only be answered by guesswork. During the Spanish conquest, they were among those that the conquistadors could not subdue.

Others Zoque languages
Ayapaneco - Popoluca
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