Zapotec, Zoogocho

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Zapoteco de San Bartolomé Zoogocho
Population

1,000 in Mexico (1991 SIL). Population total all countries: 1,400.

Location

Oaxaca, Zoogocho, Yalina, Tabehua, and Oaxaca City; Mexico City.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Tabehua, Yalina, Zoogocho. A member of macrolanguage Zapotec [zap].

Typology

VSO; long words, affixes, clitics; tonal.

Language Use

Also use Spanish [spa].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 30%. Literacy rate in L2: 75%. Dictionary. NT: 1988.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Local economy largely supported by those working outside the area.