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Zapotecan languages

The Zapotecan languages are a group of related Oto-Manguean languages which descend from the common proto-Zapotecan language spoken by the Zapotec people during the era of the dominance of Monte Albán.

Zapotecan
Geographic
distribution
Oaxaca, Mexico
Linguistic classificationOto-Manguean
  • Eastern Oto-Mangue
    • Popolocan–Zapotecan
      • Zapotecan
Subdivisions
Glottologzapo1436[1]

The Zapotecan language group contains the languages of the Zapotec dialect continuum and the Chatino languages.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Zapotecan". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.