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Zapotec, Rincón

A language of Mexico

ISO 639-3zar

Population  29,200 (2000).
Region  North Oaxaca.
Language map  Southern Central Mexico, reference number 203
Alternate names   Northern Villa Alta Zapotec, Zapoteco de Yagallo, Zapoteco del Rincón
Dialects  64% intelligibility with Choapan [zpc] (most similar). Temaxcalapan may be a separate language.
Classification  Oto-Manguean, Zapotecan, Zapotec
A member of macrolanguage Zapotec [zap] (Mexico).
Language development  NT: 1971.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  VOS, short words, affixes, clitics, nontonal. Peasant agriculturalists.