Zapotec, Guevea de Humboldt

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Northern Isthmus Zapotec, Zapoteco de Guevea de Humboldt
Population

4,720 (2000 INEGI).

Location

East Oaxaca.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

49% intelligibility of Lachiguiri [zpa] (Northwestern Tehuantepec; most similar).

Typology

VSO; short words, clitics, affixes; tonal

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 2%. Literacy rate in L2: 20%–30%. Bible portions: 1982–1990.
Writing
Latin script.