Digital Language Vitality | Yiddish

Yiddish (yid)



English name Yiddish
Native name isiXhosa
SIL code yid
Alternative names idish, isixhosa, jewish, judeo-german, latin yiddish, yiddish, yidish, אידיש, ייִדיש, יידיש
Speakers L1: 1,510,430 (ethnologue)
Champion N/A
ISO scope M
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code yid_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 4.0
In no
Vitality (Kornai, 2013) borderline

Language packs

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


Has Wikipedia yes
Wikipedia articles 13,696
Wikipedia real articles 5,026
Wikipedia adjusted size 43,276,018
Wikipedia total 38,091
Wikipedia edits 533,891
Wikipedia admins 3
Wikipedia users 25,409
Wikipedia active users 36
Wikipedia images 1,108
Wikipedia depth 44
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status some tool
Hunspell coverage None
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 1
Primary texts all 1
Lexical resources online 2
Lexical resources all 4
Language descriptions online 1
Language descriptions all 2
Language in online resource 1
Language in any resource 1
Online resource about the language 0
Any resource about the language 3


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 31
Number of words 251,636
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers no
In Watchtower no
Has UDHR translation no

Indigenous Tweets project

Number of blogs 51
Number of posts 2,541
Number of words 819,568
Number of users 263
Number of tweets 50,077

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 no
Has Swadesh 207 no

Other databases

Panlex translations 0
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On no
Uriel features 27
In Leipzig Corpora yes
In SIREN project no