Digital Language Vitality | Sunwar

Sunwar (suz)



English name Sunwar
Native name
SIL code suz
Alternative names bhujuwar, kirati-koits, kirānti-kõints, koits lo, koĩc, kwoico lo, mukhiya, pirthwar, sonowal, sonowar, sunbar, sunuvār, sunuwar, sunuwār, sunwari, surel
Speakers L1: 38,200 (ethnologue),
L1: 25,000 (A Grammar of Sunwar: Descriptive Grammar, Paradigms, Texts and Glossary” (318pp) . Borc),
L1: 25,792 (aggregate),
L1: 26,611 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 17th Edition (2013)” . Paul M. Lewis; Gary F. Simons),
L1: 300 (aggregate),
L1: 300 (South Asia and the Middle East” (283-348) . George van Driem (2007) , Christopher Mos)
Country Nepal
Region Southern Asia
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code suz_____________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 2
Primary texts all 4
Lexical resources online 2
Lexical resources all 4
Language descriptions online 7
Language descriptions all 7
Language in online resource 1
Language in any resource 1
Online resource about the language 10
Any resource about the language 22


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 1
Number of words 755,855
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers no
In Watchtower no
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 no
Has Swadesh 207 no

Other databases

Panlex translations 105,884
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On yes
Uriel features 25
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no