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zapotec Definitions

adj

of or relating to their language.

name

any of a group of oto-manguean languages spoken by the zapotec people.

noun

a member of an indigenous people of mexico, concentrated in the state of oaxaca and spread into some neighbouring states.

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  • demand will likely remain strong for translators of frequently translated languages, such as french, german, portuguese, russian, and spanish. demand also should be strong for translators of arabic and other middle eastern languages; for the principal asian languages including chinese, japanese, hindi, and korean; and for the indigenous languages from mexico and central america such as mixtec, zapotec, and mayan languages. bls.gov

  • the area of the mixtec and zapotec in oaxaca, mexico, was not completely conquered by the aztecs. the zapotec originally occupied the site of monte albán from late olmec times (c.600 bc) until about ad 900. then a new seat of zapotec civilization was founded at mitla. later the mixtec began to infiltrate, intermarry with, occupy, and absorb the zapotec. apart from architecture, the mixtec also excelled at the minor arts: goldwork, jewelry, vessels fashioned with semiprecious stones, turquoise and feather mosaics, extremely fine polychrome pottery, and painted books known as codices. factmonster.com

  • the area of the mixtec and zapotec in oaxaca, mexico, was not completely conquered by the aztecs. the zapotec originally occupied the site of monte albán from late olmec times (c.600 bc) until about ad 900. then a new seat of zapotec civilization was founded at mitla. later the mixtec began to infiltrate, intermarry with, occupy, and absorb the zapotec. apart from architecture, the mixtec also excelled at the minor arts: goldwork, jewelry, vessels fashioned with semiprecious stones, turquoise and feather mosaics, extremely fine polychrome pottery, and painted books known as codices. infoplease.com