Digital Language Vitality | Pilagá

Pilagá (plg)



English name Pilagá
Native name
SIL code plg
Alternative names chaco pilagá, del oeste toba, negro sombrero, pilaca, pilaga, sur toba, toba-pilagá
Speakers L1: 4,000 (ethnologue),
L1: 4,000 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna),
L1: 3,565 (aggregate),
L1: 2,000 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 3,000 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 4,000 (South America” (103-196) . Mily Crevels (2007) , C. Moseley · London & New York: Ro),
L1: 6,000 (Nombres propios, denominación e identidad entre los pilagá y los wichí (Gran Chaco).” (5)
Country Argentina
Region South America
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code plg_____________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 1
Primary texts all 1
Lexical resources online 1
Lexical resources all 1
Language descriptions online 5
Language descriptions all 5
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 3
Any resource about the language 3


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 17
Number of words 2,604
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 yes
Has Swadesh 207 yes

Other databases

Panlex translations 155,500
In WALS no
In Omniglot no
On yes
Uriel features 223
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no