Zapotec, Petapa

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A language of Mexico

Alternate Names
Zapoteco de Santa María Petapa
Population

8,000 (1990 census). 220 monolinguals.

Location

Oaxaca state: Juchitán district, Santa María Petapa and Santo Domingo Petapa north of the isthmus.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. 55% intelligibility of Guevea [zpg] (most similar), 34% of Lachiguiri [zpa]. A member of macrolanguage Zapotec [zap].

Language Use

Also use Spanish [spa].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

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