Zapotecan languages

Zapotecan
Geographic
distribution
Oaxaca, Mexico
Linguistic classification Oto-Manguean
  • Eastern Oto-Mangue
    • Popolocan–Zapotecan
      • Zapotecan
Subdivisions
Glottolog zapo1436

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.

The Zapotecan language group contains the Zapotec languages and the Chatino languages.

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