Güilá Zapotec (Diza)

Güilá Zapotec is a member of the Zapotecan branch of the Oto-Manguean language family. It is spoken by about 9,500 people in the town of San Pablo Güilá in the Tlacolula District in the State of Oaxaca in the south of Mexico. It is closely related to the variety of Zapotec spoken in the nearby town of San Dionisio Ocotepec.

Güilá Zapotec is also known as Zapoteco de San Pablo Güilá or Zapoteco de San Dionisio Ocotepec. It is written with the Latin alphabet.

Güilá Zapotec alphabet and pronunciation

Güilá Zapotec alphabet and pronunciation

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Sample text

Ra'ta ra bu:unny ra:aaly liebr cëhnn te'bloh deree'ch cëhnn dignidaa. Ra:alyne:erih gahll ri:e:eny cëhnn saalyb, chiru' na:a pahr ga:annza'crih loh sa'rih.


All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
(Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)

Sample videos in Güilá Zapotec


Information about Güilá Zapotec

Oto-Manguean languages

Chinanteco, Chatino, Mazahua, Mazatec, Mazatec (Chiquihuitlán), Mazatec (Jalapa), Mixtec, Mixtec (Chayuco), Mixtec (Coatzospan), Otomi, Otomi (Acazulco), Otomi (Sierra), Otomi (Temoaya), Tlapanec, Triqui (Chicahuaxtla), Triqui (Copala), Triqui (San Martín Itunyos), Triqui (Santo Domingo del Estero), Zapotec (Aloápam), Zapotec (Choápam), Zapotec (Güilá), Zapotec (Isthmus), Zapotec (Miahuatlán), Zapotec (Rincón), Zapotec (San Dionisio Ocotepec), Zapotec (Zoogocho)

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

Page created: 04.03.22. Last modified: 04.03.22


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