Zapotec, Yatee

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Zapoteco de Yatee
Population

5,000 (2004 SIL). 3,000 for Yatee and 2,000 for Lachirioag.

Location

Oaxaca state: San Cristóbal Lachiruáj, San Francisco Yatee, 4 towns.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Yatee Zapotec (Zapoteco de Yatee), Lachirioag Zapotec (Lachiruaj Zapotec, San Cristóbal Lachiruaj Zapotec). Most similar to Villa Alta Zapotec [zav] and Yalálag Zapotec [zpu]. A member of macrolanguage Zapotec [zap].

Language Use

Also use Spanish [spa].

Language Development
NT: 2002.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].