El Dialecto Mexicano de Pochutla, Oaxaca

  title={El Dialecto Mexicano de Pochutla, Oaxaca},
  author={Franz Boas},
  journal={International Journal of American Linguistics},
  pages={9 - 44}
  • F. Boas
  • Published 1 July 1917
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
POCHUTLA, capital del distrito del mismo nombre del Estado de Oaxaca, esta ubicada al Oeste de Tehuantepec y al Sur de Oaxaca, aproximadamente a tres leguas del Oc6ano Pacifico. En todas las poblaciones que estan al rededor de Pochutla se hablaba el Zapoteca, pero entre los vocabularios recogidos por el eminente sabio Sr. Doctor Antonio Pefiafiel, quien bondadosamente me di6 permiso de hacer uso de sus importantisimas colecciones, se encuentra un vocabulario como de 80 vocablos de Pochutla, los… 

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