Elotepec Zapotec

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Elotepec Zapotec
(San Juan Elotepec)
Native to Mexico
Region Oaxaca
Native speakers
(200 cited 1990 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 zte
Glottolog elot1235[2]

Elotepec Zapotec (Zapoteco de San Juan Elotepec) is a Zapotec language of a single village in western Oaxaca, Mexico, San Juan Elotepec in the Municipio of Villa Sola de Vega.[3] It is one of several Zapotec languages called Papabuco, and has 68% intelligibility of Zaniza Zapotec.[1]

INALI, the National Institute of Indigenous Languages of Mexico, and the Documenting Endangered Languages Program of the National Science Foundation have funded the creation of an online archive of Elotepec Zapotec.[4]


  1. ^ a b Elotepec Zapotec at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Elotepec Zapotec". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ "Villa Sola de Vega (Municipio), Oaxaca Mexico". nuestro-mexico.com. Retrieved 2014-03-10. 
  4. ^ "Elotepec Zapotec Language Survey". OLAC. Retrieved 2014-03-10. 

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