Zapotec, San Vicente Coatlán

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Coatlán Zapotec, Southern Ejutla Zapotec, Zapoteco de San Vicente Coatlán
Population

3,380 (2005 census). 340 monolinguals.

Location

Oaxaca, Ejutla district, south of Oaxaca City, San Vicente Coatlán, a municipality town.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. 75% intelligibility of San Baltázar Loxicha [ztp] (Northwestern Pochutla, most similar), 45% of Santa María Coatlán [zps]. A member of macrolanguage Zapotec [zap].

Language Use

Vigorous.

Language Development
Taught in primary and secondary schools. Bible portions: 2008.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].