Zapotec, Lachiguiri

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Northwestern Tehuantepec Zapotec, Zapoteco de Santiago Lachiguiri
Population

5,000 (1977 SIL).

Location

Oaxaca state: Jalapa, Magdalena, and Santa María Totolapilla, north of Isthmus, southwest of Guevea de Humboldt in neighboring municipalities.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. 62% intelligibility in Quiavicuzas [zpj] and Isthmus [zai] (most similar). A member of macrolanguage Zapotec [zap].

Language Use

Also use Spanish [spa].

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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