Digital Language Vitality | Besisi

Besisi (mhe)



English name Besisi
Native name
SIL code mhe
Alternative names belandas, besisi, besisi kuala langot, besisi malakka, betise', betisek, bukit langat orang ulu, cellate, mah meri, mahmeri, sakai selangor, sakai southern, sisi, süd-sakai
Speakers L1: 2,990 (ethnologue),
L1: 1,356 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 1,744 (aggregate),
L1: 1,200 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 1,966 (East and Southeast Asia” (349-424) . David Bradley (2007) , C. Moseley · London & N),
L1: 2,896 (A dictionary of Mah Meri as spoken at Bukit Bangkong” . Nicole Kruspe (2010) Honolul)
Country Malaysia
Region South-Eastern Asia
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code mhe_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 6b
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 19
Primary texts all 19
Lexical resources online 9
Lexical resources all 9
Language descriptions online 2
Language descriptions all 2
Language in online resource 1
Language in any resource 1
Online resource about the language 64
Any resource about the language 64


Source Crubadan
Number of documents None
Number of words None
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 no
Has Swadesh 207 no

Other databases

Panlex translations 16,690
In WALS no
In Omniglot no
On no
Uriel features 1
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no