Zoque, Francisco León

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Santa Magdalena Zoque, Zoque de Francisco León
Population

20,000 (1990 census).

Location

Chiapas, Mezcalapa.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Chapultenango, San Pedro Yaspac. Reportedly similar to Copainalá [zoc].

Typology

Long words, affixes; nontonal.

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1978.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Relocated after El Chicón volcano eruption in 1982; Francisco León, the original town, is buried.