Digital Language Vitality | Burarra

Burarra (bvr)



English name Burarra
Native name
SIL code bvr
Alternative names anbara, anbarra, barara, barera, baurera, bawera, burada, burara, burarra, bureda, burera, gidjingali, gidjingaliya, gidjingaliya gujingalia, gujalabiya, gujingalia, gun-guragone, gunardba, jikai, tchikai
Speakers L1: 1,070 (ethnologue),
L1: 489 (Australasia and the Pacific” (97-126 ch. 4) . Darrell Tryon (2007) , R. E. Asher and ),
L1: 600 (Burarra-Gun-Nartpa Dictionary” . Glasgow, Kathleen (1994) Summer Institute of Lingui),
L1: 700 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna),
L1: 500 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 606 (aggregate),
L1: 800 (Austlang: Australian Indigenous Languages Database” . AIATSIS)
Country Australia
Region Australia and New Zealand
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code bvr_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 5
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 68
Primary texts all 68
Lexical resources online 2
Lexical resources all 3
Language descriptions online 8
Language descriptions all 10
Language in online resource 22
Language in any resource 22
Online resource about the language 10
Any resource about the language 62


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 284
Number of words 243,367
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 yes

Other databases

Panlex translations 460,933
In WALS no
In Omniglot no
On yes
Uriel features 214
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no