Ayapanec Zoque


  • Language: Ayapanec Zoque
  • Alternate names: Ayapanec, Ayapaneco, Ayapa, Zoque, Tabasco, Zoque de Tabasco, Zoque de Ayapanec, Zoque, Numde Oode, Numdi Oodi
  • Language code: zoq
  • Language family: Mixe-Zoquean, Zoquean, Gulf Zoquean (SIL classification)
  • Number of speakers: "Calculating the number of speakers can be tricky due to the level of endangerment, but my latest count is approximately 4 elder speakers and 1 younger heritage speaker. There are probably more heritage speakers but [they] haven't been surveyed yet....There might be some new speakers soon due to the 10-year revitalization process."
  • Vulnerability: Endangered
  • Script: Unwritten.

More information:

    Widely reported from Daniel Suslak's research that there are only 2 speakers who don't talk to each other.