Zapotec, Tilquiapan

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Zapoteco de San Miguel Tilquiapan
Population

5,000 (2007 SIL). No monolinguals.

Location

Oaxaca state: Ocotlán and San Miguel Tilquiapan.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. 87% intelligibility of Santa Inés Yatzechi [zpn], 65% of Chichicapan [zpv], 59% of Ocotlán [zac], 45% of Western Tlacolula Valley Zapotec [zab]. A member of macrolanguage Zapotec [zap].

Language Use

Sociolinguistic differences with nearest Zapotec. Also use Spanish [spa].

Language Development
Bilingual teachers. Bible portions: 2009.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].