Tejalapan Zapotec

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Tejalapan Zapotec
(San Felipe Tejalápam)
Native to Mexico
Region Oaxaca
Ethnicity 4,700 people in the town (no date, but probably 1990 census[1])[2]
Native speakers
(120 cited 1990 census)[3]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ztt
Glottolog teja1235[4]

Tejalapan Zapotec (Zapoteco de Tejalápam) is a nearly extinct Zapotecan language of the Mexican state of Oaxaca (San Felipe Tejalapam). It may be closest to the otherwise divergent Mazaltepec Zapotec.


  1. ^ going by other Zapotec entries in Ethnologue
  2. ^ Tejalapan Zapotec at Ethnologue (13th ed., 1996).
  3. ^ Tejalapan Zapotec at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  4. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Tejalapan Zapotec". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.