Digital Language Vitality | Xavánte

Xavánte (xav)



English name Xavánte
Native name A'uwẽ mreme
SIL code xav
Alternative names a'uwe uptabi, a'we, akuên, akwen, chavante, crisca, pusciti, shavante, tapacua, xavante, xavánte
Speakers L1: 9,600 (ethnologue),
L1: 13,758 (Censo Demográfico: Características gerais dos indígenas” . Instituto Brasilerio de Geogr),
L1: 13,303 (Language endangerment in South America: The clock is ticking” (167-234) . Crevels, Mily),
L1: 9,602 (South America” (103-196) . Mily Crevels (2007) , C. Moseley · London & New York: Ro),
L1: 10,000 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 10,000 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna),
L1: 11,520 (aggregate),
L1: 13,303 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO )
Country Brazil
Region South America
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code xav_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 4
In yes
Vitality (Kornai, 2013) dead

Language packs

Windows10 input method no
Mac input no
Ubuntu input no
Windows language pack no
Mac language pack no
Ubuntu language pack no
Firefox language pack no
Firefox dictionary no
Office language pack no
Office interface pack no


Has Wikipedia no
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status
Hunspell coverage None
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 1
Primary texts all 1
Lexical resources online 2
Lexical resources all 3
Language descriptions online 8
Language descriptions all 11
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 11
Any resource about the language 27


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 2
Number of words 448,778
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers no
In Watchtower no
Has UDHR translation no

Indigenous Tweets project

Number of blogs None
Number of posts None
Number of words None
Number of users None
Number of tweets None

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 yes
Has Swadesh 207 no

Other databases

Panlex translations 54,743
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On yes
Uriel features 201
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no