We recommend against using %Christian Adherent and %Evangelical to calculate absolute numbers. Linguists estimate that modern day Oto-manguean languages branched off from a common root language sometime around 1500 BC. Find a People Group, Language, Country, Resource. Full Bible in Hawaii Pidgin. Zapotec, as a tonal language, consists of four tonemes: high, low, rising, and falling. Zapotec culture dates back more than 2,500 years. The Zapotecan language group includes the Zapotec languages, as well as the closely related Chatino. Listen. We welcome. The name Zapotec comes from the Nahuatl term for “inhabitants of the place of sapote” (sapote is an edible fruit that grows throughout Mexico). Not Available Jesus Film. This alphabet is in use today. Blanks mean an unknown value. CIT offers comprehensive Zapotec language services including interpretation, translation, and transcription, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, worldwide. The Zapotec Language Project is a collaboration between linguists at the University of California, Santa Cruz and members of the Zapotec language community. Points are best estimates, but should not be taken as exact. We guarantee it. Use mouse wheel or +/- buttons to zoom the map. Joshua Project may be able to provide more information than what is published on this site. There are an estimated 425,000 Zapotec speakers currently living in Mexico, mainly in Oaxaca. The Zapotec civilization was an indigenous civilization from the Valley of Oaxaca. Monte Alban was one of the first cities in Mesoamerica, and was the center of the Zapotec state. In rare instances a representative photo may be used. A displayed zero can mean true zero, a very small rounded number or sometimes unknown. Little, if any, history of Christianity. Populations are scaled to the current year. For example, Loxicha Zapotec has over 70,000 active speakers, while San Felipe Tejalapan Zapotec has maybe ten speakers remaining, all elderly. Main Office - 2501 W. Burbank Blvd. Archeological evidence shows that these three societies competed and warred against each other. Zapotec belongs to the ancient Oto-manguean language family. - Few evangelicals, but many who identify as Christians. This video is about CPCP Oaxaca Trip 2014 learning Zapoteco in the mountains of Oaxaca. Though in the past the Zapotec languages were not thoroughly studied and documented, in more recent years the languages have begun to receive serious linguistic academic attention. Cal Interpreting & Translations’ Zapotec language interpreters and translators possess in depth knowledge of the Zapotec language, as well as of the culture and history of the Zapotec people, allowing them to provide informed and complete interpretation and translation. 2501 W. Burbank Blvd. This broad division ignores the Papabuco and Western Zapotec dialects. Zapotec Language Interpreters and Translators. In the 1950’s the Isthmus Zapotec alphabet was founded. Joshua Project data is drawn from many sources and of varying accuracy depending on source and editorial decisions. It contains Da Befo Jesus Book and Da Jesus Book. Map Notes. The Zapotec civilization began expanding at this point, and today artifacts are often found in regions outside the valley, suggesting that the Zapotec people colonized and conquered many surrounding civilizations. The Mexican government officially recognizes sixty dialects. Today, some areas still reportedly punish children for speaking their mother tongue in public schools, while some areas, such as the Isthmus, proudly encourage their children to speak Zapotec and maintain their heritage. Each point represents a people group in a country. Welcome. Zapotec Language Activism and Talking Dictionaries K. David Harrison 1, Brook Danielle Lillehaugen 2, Jeremy Fahringer 3, Felipe H. Lopez 4 1 Swarthmore College, 500 College Ave., Swarthmore PA 19081, and New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd, The Bronx, NY 10458 2 Haverford College, 370 Lancaster Ave., Haverford PA 19041 3 Swarthmore College, 500 College Ave., Swarthmore PA 19081 Please. Zapotec is divided into four broad geographic groups: Zapoteco de la Sierra Norte (Northern Zapotec), Valley Zapotec, Zapoteco de la Sierra Sur (Southern Zapotec), and Isthmus Zapotec. Before making travel plans based on data presented here, please confirm with other sources to the extent possible. Population of Groups Speaking 6,200 People Groups Speaking as Primary Language. Zapotec describes a group of closely-related indigenous Mesoamerican languages spoken by the Zapotec people from Mexico's southwestern-central highlands region, ISO-3 codes zaa, zab, zac, zad, zae, and zaf. Map Notes. Visit Chrome.com to get the fast Chrome browser for Windows, Receive Verse of the Day and Daily Reminder notifications, By purchasing this item, you are transacting with Google Payments and agreeing to the Google Payments, Creative Commons license (Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works), The Bible in Kekchi of Guatemala (original orthography) [kek], Biblical course by levels the faith of Jesus. In the 16th century Franciscan friars published a grammar and vocabulary of Zapotec. Cal Interpreting & Translations (CIT) offers Zapotec (or Zapoteco) interpreters and translators with legal, medical, and specialty experience, including criminal and civil matters, employee meetings, engineering, patent cases, labor disputes, immigration, and more. Cal Interpreting & Translations (CIT) is the affordable and logical solution to your interpreting, translation and transcription needs. Our interpreters and translators are native speakers who have been screened, certified, provided credentials, field tested, and kept up to date with developments in both English and Zapotec languages through means such as lectures, conferences, and travel. Due to labor migration, there is also a large diaspora of Zapotec speakers in Los Angeles and New Jersey.