Zapotec, Zaniza

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Papabuco, Western Sola de Vega Zapotec, Zapoteco de Santa María Zaniza
Population

770 (1990 census). 4 monolinguals.

Location

West Oaxaca, Santa María Zaniza, Santiago Textitlán, Santiago Xochiltepec, El Frijol, and Buenavista.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. 10% intelligibility of Texmelucan [zpz] (most similar). A member of macrolanguage Zapotec [zap].

Language Use

Mainly adults. Also use Spanish [spa].

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Texmelucan ethnonym: Papabuco.