Zapotec, Sierra de Juárez

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Ixtlán Zapoteco, Zapoteco de Atepec
Population

4,000 (1990 census). 150 monolinguals.

Location

North Oaxaca.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Atepec, Macuiltianguis Zapotec. A member of macrolanguage Zapotec [zap].

Typology

VSO; long words, affixes, clitics; tonal.

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1970.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Whistle speech reported.