Zapotec, Isthmus

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Zapoteco del Istmo
Autonym
diidxazá
Population

85,000 (1990 census).

Location

Oaxaca state: Juchitán and Tehuantepec.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. 18% intelligibility of Santa María Petapa [zpe] (most similar). A member of macrolanguage Zapotec [zap].

Typology

VSO; short words, affixes, clitics; tonal.

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1972–2002.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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