Zapotec, Chichicapan

Conjugate Verbs


  • Language: Zapotec, Chichicapan
  • Alternate names: Eastern Ocotlán Zapotec, Zapoteco de San Baltazar Chichicapan
  • Language code: zpv
  • Language family: Otomanguean, Eastern Otomanguean, Popoloca-Zapotecan, Zapotecan, Zapotec, Core Zapotec, Narrow Core Zapotec, Central Core Zapotec, Western Valley Zapotec
  • Number of speakers: 2720
  • Script: Latin script.

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    Chichicapan Zapotec is a Zapotec language of Oaxaca, Mexico. The town's name is spelled as both Chichicápam and Chichicapan.

    The Zapotec, Chichicapan Verb

    Verbs inflect in Zapotec for various aspect-mood categories, but the paradigm of a verb can be determined by just three principal parts. This is exemplified by the verb –gooˀba (tr) ‘suck’.
    1. Habitual: rgooˀba
    2. Potential: kŏba
    3. Perfect: gudooˀba

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