Zapotec, Isthmus

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Zapoteco del Istmo
Population

85,000 (1990 census).

Location

Oaxaca, Tehuantepec, and Juchitán.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

18% intelligibility of Santa María Petapa [zpe] (most similar).

Typology

VSO; short words, affixes, clitics; tonal

Language Development
New media. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1972–2002.
Writing
Latin script.