Digital Language Vitality | Garifuna

Garifuna (cab)



English name Garifuna
Native name Garífuna
SIL code cab
Alternative names "moreno", american carib central, black carib, caribe, eastern garifuna, garfuna, garifuna, garifuna western, garífuna, karif, moreno
Speakers L1: 195,800 (ethnologue),
L1: 115,625 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 43,328 (aggregate),
L1: 203 (Idiomas mayas: Número de hablantes y extension territorial” . Liliana Pellicer (2005) ),
L1: 195,800 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna),
L1: 75,000 (Transnational Endangered Language Communities and the Garifuna Nation” (59-79) . Maya R),
L1: 191,974 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 100,000 (Meso-America” (197-209) . William Adelaar and J. Diego Quesada (2007) , Christopher M)
Country Honduras
Region Central America
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code cab_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 5
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 None
Primary texts all None
Lexical resources online 1
Lexical resources all 1
Language descriptions online 4
Language descriptions all 6
Language in online resource 1
Language in any resource 1
Online resource about the language 11
Any resource about the language 29


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 41
Number of words 40,420
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 2
Number of tweets 53

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 no
Has Swadesh 207 no

Other databases

Panlex translations 177,239
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On yes
Uriel features 62
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no