Zapotec, San Baltazar Loxicha

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Northwestern Pochutla Zapotec, San Baltázar Loxicha Zapotec, Zapoteco de San Baltázar Loxicha
Population

1,500 (1990 census). 20 monolinguals.

Location

Oaxaca state: San Baltázar Loxicha and Santa Catarina Loxicha south of Oaxaca City.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. 71% intelligibility of Santa María Coatlán [zps] (most similar), 63% of Cuixtla [zam] (Central Miahuatlán), 47% of San Vicente Coatlán [zpt]. A member of macrolanguage Zapotec [zap].

Language Use

Also use Spanish [spa].

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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