Zapotec, Coatecas Altas

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Zapoteco de San Juan Coatecas Altas
Population

4,880 (2005 census). No monolinguals.

Location

Oaxaca state: Ejutla.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly most similar to San Gregorio Ozolotepec (83% intelligibility) and Miahuatlán [zam] (Cuitla). A member of macrolanguage Zapotec [zap].

Language Use

Also use Spanish [spa].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 20%–30%. NT: 2013.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].