Santo Domingo Coatlán Zapotec

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Not to be confused with San Vicente Coatlán Zapotec.
Coatlán Zapotec
(Santo Domingo Coatlán)
Region Oaxaca in Mexico
Native speakers
500 (1992)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 zps
Glottolog coat1243[2]

Coatlán Zapotec (Western Miahuatlán Zapotec) is a Zapotec language spoken in southern Oaxaca, Mexico. It uses linguolabial sounds as onomatopoeia.

It is also known as San Miguel Zapotec and Zapoteco de Santa María Coatlán, to distinguish it from Zapoteco de San Vicente Coatlán.


  1. ^ Coatlán Zapotec at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Coatlan Zapotec". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  • Beam de Azcona, Rosemary G. 2004. A Coatlán-Loxicha Zapotec Grammar. Ph.D. dissertation. University of California, Berkeley.

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