Zapotec, Yalálag

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Zapoteco de Yalálag
Population

3,500 in Mexico (2005). 2,000 are in Yalálag.

Location

Oaxaca, Yalálag; Mexico City; Oaxaca City; Veracruz.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

A member of macrolanguage Zapotec [zap].

Typology

VSO; short words, affixes, clitics; tonal.

Language Use

Also use Spanish [spa].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 1%. Literacy rate in L2: 70%. NT: 2000.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].