Zapotec, Coatlán

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
San Miguel Zapotec, Western Miahuatlán Zapotec, Zapoteco de Santa María Coatlán
Population

500 (1992 SIL).

Location

Southern Oaxaca near Chatino region, about 7 towns, but mainly Santo Domingo Coatlán.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

54% intelligibility of Loxicha [ztp] (most similar), 51% of San Gregorio Ozolotepec [zao], 44% of Cuixtla (Miahuatlam Zapotec) [zam], 29% of Logueche (Amatlan Zapotec) [zpo], 16% of Mixtepec [zpm], 1% of Quiquitani-Quierí [ztq].

Language Use

Also use Spanish [spa].

Writing
Unwritten.