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 state: San Andrés Zabache, San Martín Lachila, Santa Cruz Nexila, Santa María Ayoquesco.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. 23% intelligibility of Ocotlán Zapotec [zac] (most similar). A member of macrolanguage Zapotec [zap].

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 [Latn].

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