Digital Language Vitality | Nivaclé

Nivaclé (cag)



English name Nivaclé
Native name
SIL code cag
Alternative names ashlushlay, ashluslay, axluslay, axluxlay, chulupe, chulupi, chulupie, chulupí, churupi, churupí, forest nivaclé, nivaclé river, nivaklé, niwaklé
Speakers L1: 13,920 (ethnologue),
L1: 8,925 (South America” (103-196) . Mily Crevels (2007) , C. Moseley · London & New York: Ro),
L1: 9,179 (aggregate),
L1: 10,333 (Language endangerment in South America: The clock is ticking” (167-234) . Crevels, Mily),
L1: 8,800 (Who speaks what to whom?: Multilingualism and language choice in Misión La Paz – a unique ),
L1: 8,750 (Nivaclé Grammar” . Campbell, Lyle, Luis Díaz, and Fernando Ángel (2014) In preparati)
Country Paraguay
Region South America
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code cag_____________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 1
Primary texts all 1
Lexical resources online None
Lexical resources all None
Language descriptions online 3
Language descriptions all 3
Language in online resource 1
Language in any resource 1
Online resource about the language 4
Any resource about the language 5


Source Crubadan
Number of documents None
Number of words None
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 287,830
In WALS no
In Omniglot no
On yes
Uriel features 179
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no