Digital Language Vitality | Saramaccan

Saramaccan (srm)



English name Saramaccan
Native name Sramakatongo
SIL code srm
Alternative names matawai, matawari, matoewari, matuari, saamáka, saramaccan
Speakers L1: 26,000 (ethnologue)
Country Suriname
Region South America
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code srm_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 5
In no
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 29
Primary texts all 29
Lexical resources online 6
Lexical resources all 7
Language descriptions online 15
Language descriptions all 23
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 61
Any resource about the language 92


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 55
Number of words 462,455
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 yes

Other databases

Panlex translations 89,896
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On yes
Uriel features 17
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no