Chichicápam Zapotec

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Chichicapan Zapotec
(San Baltazar Chichicápam)
Native toMexico
Native speakers
2,700 (2005)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3zpv

Chichicapan Zapotec (Eastern Ocotlán Zapotec,[3] Zapoteco de San Baltazar Chichicápam) is a Zapotec language of Oaxaca, Mexico. The town's name is spelled as both Chichicápam and Chichicapan.[4]


  1. ^ Chichicapan Zapotec at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Chichicapan Zapotec". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Western Ocotlán Zapotec is Ocotlán Zapotec.
  4. ^ "SIL". SIL description of Chichicápam. Retrieved 17 January 2015.


  • Benton, Joseph. 1986. "El Cuento del Viejo Abuelo." Revista del Mundo 1.14-31. México, D.F.
  • Benton, Joseph P. 1997. "Aspect shift in Chichicapan Zapotec narrative discourse." (Cambio de aspecto en los discursos narrativos del zapoteco de Chichicápam.) SIL Mexico Workpapers 12:34-46.
  • Benton, Joseph P. 1987. "Clause and sentence-level word order and discourse strategy in Chichicapan Zapotec oral narrative discourse." (El orden de las palabras a nivel de cláusula y de oración en los discursos narrativos del zapoteco de Chichicapan.) SIL Mexico Workpapers 9.72-84.
  • Benton, Joseph P., Andy Black, and Barbara Glaser. 1997. "Modeling Chichicapan Zapotec morphology." (La modelación de la morfología del zapoteco de Chichicápam.) SIL Mexico Workpapers 12.11-33.
  • Benton, Joseph P. 1981. "The completive and potential form of Chichicapan Zapotec verbs." SIL UND Workpapers 25.11-30.
  • Benton, Joseph Phelps. 1992. Chichicapan Zapotec Communication Styles and World View. M.A. Thesis, Pasadena, CA: Fuller Theological Seminary.