Zapotec, Petapa

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Zapoteco de Santa María Petapa
Population

8,000 (1990 census). 220 monolinguals.

Location

Oaxaca, north of the isthmus, Juchitán district, Santa María Petapa and Santo Domingo Petapa.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. 55% intelligibility of Guevea [zpg] (most similar), 34% of Lachiguiri [zpa]. A member of macrolanguage Zapotec [zap].

Language Use

Also use Spanish [spa].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].