Digital Language Vitality | Pitjantjatjara

Pitjantjatjara (pjt)



English name Pitjantjatjara
Native name Pitjantjatjara
SIL code pjt
Alternative names bidjandja, bidjandjadjara, bidjandjara, bidjuwongga, dialect pitjantjatjara, ituarre, mamoo, mamu, mulatara, nangatadjara, partutu, peechintarra, pid-jandjara, pidjandja, pijandarra, pitdjandjara, pithantjatjarra, pitjandjadjara, pitjandjara, pitjangjadjara, pitjanjarra, pitjantjara, pitjantjatjara, pitjanzazara, pitjendadjara, pitjentara, pitjindjatjara, pitjindjiara, pitjinjara, pitjinjiara, pitjintara, pitjintjitjira, pitkindjara, pituari, tjitiadjara, wanudjara, wirtjapakandja, wongapitcha, wongapitjira, woŋga-pitja, yankunytjatjara
Speakers L1: 2,660 (ethnologue),
L2: 500 (ethnologue),
L1: 2,500 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 2,500 (Australasia and the Pacific” (97-126 ch. 4) . Darrell Tryon (2007) , R. E. Asher and ),
L1: 1,403 (aggregate),
L1: 3,000 (Central Australian Endangered Languages: So what?” (78-86) . Josephine Caffery (2010)),
L1: 3,000 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 3,000 (Austlang: Australian Indigenous Languages Database” . AIATSIS),
L1: 2,120 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna),
L1: 30 (Wangka Wiru: A Handbook for the Pitjantjatjara Language Learner” . Paul Eckert and Joyce)
Country Australia
Region Australia and New Zealand
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code pjt_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 4
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 6
Primary texts all 6
Lexical resources online 2
Lexical resources all 2
Language descriptions online 6
Language descriptions all 9
Language in online resource 58
Language in any resource 58
Online resource about the language 12
Any resource about the language 45


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 27
Number of words 9,064
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 4
Number of tweets 24

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 no
Has Swadesh 207 no

Other databases

Panlex translations 154,366
In WALS yes
In Omniglot yes
On no
Uriel features 59
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no