Zapotec, Ayoquesco

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Western Ejutla Zapotec, Zapoteco de Santa María Ayoquesco
Population

880 (1990 census). 9 monolinguals.

Location

Oaxaca, Santa María Ayoquesco, Santa Cruz Nexila, San Andrés Zabache, and San Martín Lachila.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

23% intelligibility of Ocotlán Zapotec [zac] (most similar).

Language Use

Most vigorous in Nexila where 52% speak Zapotec. All ages in Santa Cruz Nexila. Positive attitudes. Also use Spanish [spa].

Writing
Latin script.