Miahuatlán Zapotec (Diiste)

Miahuatlán Zapotec is a member of the Zapotecan branch of the Oto-Manguean language family. It is spoken by about 1,000 people in the state of Oaxaca in southern Mexico, particularly in the town of Santa Catarina Cuixtla in the Miahuatlán District in the south of the Sierra Sur Region of Oaxaca.

Miahuatlán Zapotec is also known as Cuixtla Zapotec, Zapoteco de Miahuatlán or Zapoteco de la Sierra Sur Central.

Miahuatlán Zapotec is written with the Latin alphabet. Parts of the Bible have been translated into the language, and there is a dictionary.

Miahuatlán Zapotec alphabet and pronunciation

Miahuatlán Zapotec alphabet and pronunciation

Download an alphabet chart for Miahuatlán Zapotec (Excel)

Sample text

Diti mien ndied xa yent kuan nkie xa nak rieti xa diba xa rola.

Translation

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 video in Miahuatlán Zapotec

Links

Information about Miahuatlán Zapotec
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miahuatlán_Zapotec
https://www.ethnologue.com/language/zam
https://ia801000.us.archive.org/9/items/zapotecomiahuatlandiccionario/zapoteco miahuatlan diccionario.pdf
https://www.sil.org/resources/archives/59084

Oto-Manguean languages

Chinanteco, Chatino, Chiquihuitlán Mazatec, Coatzospan Mixtec, Jalapa Mazatec, Mazahua, Mazatec, Mixtec, 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: 01.03.22. Last modified: 05.03.22

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