Zapotec, Santiago Xanica

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Xanica Zapotec
Population

2,500 (1990 census).

Location

Oaxaca, southeast Miahuatlán, Santiago Xanica, Santa María Coixtepec, San Andrés Lovene, and San Antonio Ozolotepec.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. 72% intelligibility of San Gregorio Ozolotepec [zao], 70% of Cuixtla [zam] (Central Miahuatlán). A member of macrolanguage Zapotec [zap].

Language Use

Also use Spanish [spa].

Writing

Latin script [Latn].