Santo Domingo Coatlán Zapotec

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Coatlán Zapotec
(Santo Domingo Coatlán)
RegionOaxaca in Mexico
Native speakers
(500 cited 1992)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3zps

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, eds. (2017). "Coatlan Zapotec". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: 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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