Digital Language Vitality | Kalmyk

Kalmyk (xal)



English name Kalmyk
Native name Хальмг
SIL code xal
Alternative names bayit, buzawa, calmucki, derbet, dorbot, dörbet, dörböd, eleuth, elyut, european oirat, hoton, issyk-kul kalmyk, jakhachin, jazyk kalmytskii, kalmack, kalmuck, kalmuk, kalmyk, kalmyk-oirat, kalmykissykkul, kalmückisch, khal:mag, khalli, khoshut, khoshuud, khoton, kök nur, mingat, modern oirat, mongol western, mongolian west, mongolian western, mongolian xinjiang, mongul western, oirat, oirat volga, oiratisch, olot, oyrat, qalmaq, qalmaq sart, qinghai, torghoud, torghud, torghut, torgut, torguud, torguut, tu'erhute, uriankhai, weilate, xal'maq, ööld, къумукъ
Speakers L1: 360,800 (ethnologue),
L1: 518,500 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 276,769 (aggregate),
L1: 150,000 (Europe and North Asia” (211-282) . Tapani Salminen (2007) , C. Moseley · London & N),
L1: 433,602 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 173,996 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna)
Country Russia
Region Eastern Europe
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code xal_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 6b
In yes
Vitality (Kornai, 2013) borderline

Language packs

Windows10 input method no
Mac input no
Ubuntu input yes
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 yes
Wikipedia articles 2,068
Wikipedia real articles 64
Wikipedia adjusted size 1,010,572
Wikipedia total 9,467
Wikipedia edits 80,388
Wikipedia admins 2
Wikipedia users 5,982
Wikipedia active users 11
Wikipedia images 0
Wikipedia depth 109
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status no
Hunspell coverage None
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online None
Primary texts all None
Lexical resources online 1
Lexical resources all 1
Language descriptions online 5
Language descriptions all 5
Language in online resource 2
Language in any resource 3
Online resource about the language 11
Any resource about the language 11


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 17
Number of words 107,881
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers no
In Watchtower yes
Has UDHR translation no

Indigenous Tweets project

Number of blogs None
Number of posts None
Number of words None
Number of users 2
Number of tweets 28

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 yes
Has Swadesh 207 yes

Other databases

Panlex translations 23,936
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On no
Uriel features 44
In Leipzig Corpora yes
In SIREN project no