Digital Language Vitality | Chol

Chol (ctu)



English name Chol
Native name
SIL code ctu
Alternative names ch'ol, ch'ol de sabanilla, ch'ol del noroeste, ch'ol del sureste, chol, chol de tila, chol de tumbalá, ch’ol, tumbalá
Speakers L1: 145,000 (ethnologue),
L1: 118,447 (aggregate),
L1: 96,776 (Endangered Languages in Mexico” (93-134) . Beatriz Garza Cuarón and Yolanda Lastra (19),
L1: 128,240 (La población hablante de lengua indígena en México” .),
L1: 133,900 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna)
Country Mexico
Region Central America
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code ctictu1_________a
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 5
In yes
Vitality (Kornai, 2013) borderline

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 2
Primary texts all 4
Lexical resources online 4
Lexical resources all 8
Language descriptions online 8
Language descriptions all 9
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 56
Any resource about the language 72


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 28
Number of words 817,370
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 None
Number of tweets None

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 yes
Has Swadesh 207 no

Other databases

Panlex translations 169,037
In WALS no
In Omniglot no
On yes
Uriel features 171
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no