Zapotec, Tlacolulita

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Southeastern Yautepec Zapotec, Zapoteco de Asunción Tlacolulita
Population

140 (1990 census). Ethnic population: 900 (1990 census).

Location

East Oaxaca, Asunción Tlacolulita and San Juan Alotepec.

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Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Dialects

15% intelligibility of Quiavicuzas [zpj] (most similar), 10% of Mitla [zaw] and San Juan Guelavía [zab], 0% of Lachiguiri [zpa], Juchitán (Isthmus) [zai], Guevea de Humboldt [zpg], Petapa [zpe], San Juan Mixtepec [zpm], and Quiegolani [zpi].

Language Use

111 users 50 years of age or older (1990). Also use Spanish [spa].

Writing
Unwritten.