Digital Language Vitality | Lao

Lao (lao)



English name Lao
Native name ພາສາລາວ
SIL code lao
Alternative names eastern thai, jan wiang, kao lao, kong rong, lao, lao laotian, lao lum, lao phou, lao tai, lao wiang, lao-kao, lao-khrang, lao-lum, lao-noi, lao-tai, laothian, laotian, laotian tai, luang prabang, lào, pakse, savannakhet, suwannakhet, vientiane
Speakers L1: 3,273,180 (ethnologue),
L2: 800,000 (ethnologue)
Country Laos
Region South-Eastern Asia
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code lao_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 1
In no
Vitality (Kornai, 2013) living

Language packs

Windows10 input method yes
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 no
Office interface pack no


Has Wikipedia yes
Wikipedia articles 1,994
Wikipedia real articles 995
Wikipedia adjusted size 10,794,775
Wikipedia total 7,753
Wikipedia edits 56,996
Wikipedia admins 0
Wikipedia users 8,238
Wikipedia active users 22
Wikipedia images 0
Wikipedia depth 61
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status no
Hunspell coverage None
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 3
Primary texts all 3
Lexical resources online 1
Lexical resources all 4
Language descriptions online 7
Language descriptions all 8
Language in online resource 43
Language in any resource 50
Online resource about the language 372
Any resource about the language 378


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 106
Number of words 42,641
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers no
In Watchtower yes
Has UDHR translation yes

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 134,861
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On no
Uriel features 230
In Leipzig Corpora yes
In SIREN project no