Tejalapan Zapotec

Facts

  • Language: Tejalapan Zapotec
  • Alternate names: Zapoteco de San Felipe Tejalapan, Zapoteco de Tejal├ípam
  • Language code: ztt
  • Language family: Otomanguean, Eastern Otomanguean, Popolocan-Zapotecan, Zapotecan, Zapotec (SIL classification)
  • Number of speakers: 120
  • Vulnerability: Endangered
  • Script: Unwritten.

More information:

    Ethnologue lists 57 Zapotec languages. INALI gives 62 "variantes" of Zapoteco. The exact number of distinct languages that need to be recognized is unclear. For most linguists the number is much lower, between 4 and 10.