Zapotec, Güilá

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Zapoteco de San Dionisio Ocotepec, Zapoteco de San Pablo Güilá
Population

9,500 (1990 census). 2,300 monolinguals.

Location

Oaxaca, San Dionisio Ocotepec municipality, San Pablo Güilá and Matatlan agencia.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

San Dionisio dialect has 80% inherent intelligibility of Mitla [zaw]. Güilá has 83% of San Juan Guelavía [zab], 80% of Chichicapan [zpv], 69% of Tilquiapan [zts], 41% of Mitla [zaw], 35% of Ocotlán [zac], 5% of Santa María Albarradas [ztn]. A member of macrolanguage Zapotec [zap].

Writing

Latin script [Latn].