Yalálag Zapotec

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Yalálag Zapotec
Native to Mexico
Region northern Oaxaca
Native speakers
3,500 in Mexico (2005)[1]
2,000 in Yalálag (no date)[2]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 zpu
Glottolog yala1267[3]

Yalálag Zapotec is a Zapotec language of Oaxaca, Mexico, spoken in Hidalgo Yalalag, Mexico City, Oaxaca City, Veracruz and Los Angeles.[1][4]

The Mexican government organization INALI recognizes both Yalálag Zapotec and Yatee Zapotec as a variety of Zapotec called Zapoteco serrano, del sureste.[5]


  1. ^ a b Yalálag Zapotec at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Yalálag Zapotec at Ethnologue (13th ed., 1996).
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Yalalag Zapotec". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  4. ^ Gutiérrez-Nájera, Lourdes. “Hayandose”, in Beyond el Barrio: Everyday Life in Latina/o America. Ed. Peréz, Gina M., Frank A. Guridy, and Adrian Burgos Jr. New York: New York University Press, 2010. 211-232
  5. ^ Marlett, Stephen A (0201-03-01). "Zapotec data sources" (PDF). SIL International. Retrieved 2014-03-09.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • Avelino, Heriberto. 2004. Topics in Yalálag Zapotec, with particular reference to its phonetic structures. UCLA Ph.D. dissertation.
  • López, Filemón & Ronaldo Newberg Y. 2005. La conjugación del verbo zapoteco: zapoteco de Yalálag. 2nd ed. Instituto Lingüístico de Verano.
  • Newberg, Ronald. 1987. Participant accessibility in Yalálag Zapotec. SIL Mexico Workpapers 9: 12-25.

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