Digital Language Vitality | Machiguenga

Machiguenga (mcb)



English name Machiguenga
Native name
SIL code mcb
Alternative names amachengue, machaguenga, macheyenga, machiguenga, matsiganga, matsigenga, matsigenka, matsiguenga, mañaries
Speakers L1: 5,910 (ethnologue),
L1: 10,149 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 5,910 (South America” (103-196) . Mily Crevels (2007) , C. Moseley · London & New York: Ro),
L1: 11,000 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 10,100 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna),
L1: 8,026 (aggregate),
L1: 5,000 (Language endangerment in South America: The clock is ticking” (167-234) . Crevels, Mily)
Country Peru
Region South America
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code mcb_____________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 4
Primary texts all 13
Lexical resources online 4
Lexical resources all 4
Language descriptions online 10
Language descriptions all 11
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 53
Any resource about the language 77


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 4
Number of words 138,593
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 101,405
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On yes
Uriel features 179
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no