Zapotec, Mixtepec

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Eastern Miahuatlán Zapotec, Zapoteco de San Juan Mixtepec
Population

7,000 (1991 SIL).

Location

South Oaxaca.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

80% intelligibility of Santiago Lapaguía [ztl] (most similar), but that is probably learned bilingualism (it is more likely to be 50%). A separate language from San Agustín Mixtepec Zapotec [ztm].

Typology

VSO; short words, clitics; tonal

Language Development
Videos. NT: 1998.
Writing
Latin script.