Cajonos Zapotec

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Cajonos Zapotec
Native toMexico
Regionnorthern Oaxaca
Native speakers
(5,000 in Mexico cited 1993)[1]
  • Cajonos Zapotec
  • Yaganiza–Xagacía Zapotec
  • San Mateo Zapotec
Language codes
ISO 639-3zad

Cajonos Zapotec (Southern Villa Alta Zapotec, Zapoteco de San Pedro Cajonos) is a Zapotec language of Oaxaca, Mexico. It is spoken in several towns named Cajonos, as well as, San Pedro Cajonos, San Pablo Yaganiza and Xagacía. There are significant differences with the dialects of the latter.


  1. ^ Cajonos Zapotec at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Cajonos Zapotec". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  • Méndez S., Pedro, compiler, & others. 2004. Diccionario zapoteco; Zapoteco de San Pablo Yaganiza, Oaxaca. Mexico City: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano.