Digital Language Vitality | Kaqchikel

Kaqchikel (cak)



English name Kaqchikel
Native name Kaqchikel
SIL code cak
Alternative names akatenango cakchiquel southwestern, cakchiquel, cakchiquel central south, cakchiquel central southern, cakchiquel de jesús maría santa, cakchiquel domingo santo xenacoj, cakchiquel eastern, cakchiquel northern, cakchiquel southern, cakchiquel southwestern yepocapa, cakchiquel western, central, kach'ab'al, kachiquel, kakchiquel, kaqchikel, kaqchiquel
Speakers L1: 451,000 (ethnologue),
L1: 461,700 (aggregate),
L1: 475,889 (Idiomas mayas: Número de hablantes y extension territorial” . Liliana Pellicer (2005) ),
L1: 444,989 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 475,889 (Atlas Lingüístico de Guatemala” . Richards, Michael (2003) Editorial Serviprensa, Gu),
L1: 450,900 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna)
Country Guatemala
Region Central America
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code cakcak0_________a
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 4
In yes
Vitality (Kornai, 2013) borderline

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 yes

NLP tools

Hunspell status
Hunspell coverage None
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 1
Primary texts all 2
Lexical resources online 3
Lexical resources all 6
Language descriptions online 5
Language descriptions all 9
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 4
Any resource about the language 92


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 67
Number of words 129,779
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 9
Number of tweets 387

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 yes
Has Swadesh 207 no

Other databases

Panlex translations 6,008
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On yes
Uriel features 12
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no