Documentation of five Zoquean languages spoken in Mexico: Chiapas Zoque, Jitotoltec, San Miguel Chimalapa, Santa Maria Chimalapa, Highland Popoluca


Documentation of five Zoquean languages spoken in Mexico: Chiapas Zoque, Jitotoltec, San Miguel Chimalapa, Santa Maria Chimalapa, Highland Popoluca

Language: Chiapas Zoque, Jitotoltec, San Miguel Chimalapa, Santa Maria Chimalapa, Highland Popoluca (ISO639-3:)
Depositor: Roberto Zavala-Maldonado
Location: Mexico
Deposit Id: 0467
ELDP Id: MDP0375
Level: Deposit

Summary of deposit
This project will document five languages of the Zoquean branch, members of the Mixe-Zoquean language family. All the languages are spoken in the South of Mexico. Chiapas Zoque and Jitotoltec are spoken in Chiapas, Highland Popoluca in Veracruz, whereas San Miguel Chimalapa and Santa Maria Chimalapa are spoken in Oaxaca. All the five languages are endangered. The project will annotate high-quality videos regarding different communicative events selected by a team of linguists who are members of the speech communities. The material will be transcribed, translated, and analyzed in ELAN/FLEX. Most of the documentation and difussion of the results will be carried out by members of the different speech communities.

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Roberto Zavala-Maldonado
Affiliation: Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social

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