Digital Language Vitality | Ménik

Ménik (tnr)



English name Ménik
Native name
SIL code tnr
Alternative names bande, bandemba basari du, bedik, budik, menik, ménik, onik, tandanke, tenda, tendanke
Speakers L1: 3,380 (ethnologue),
L1: 3,162 (A Survey of the Tenda Languages in SE Senegal” . Susan Goddard Jenkins and JoLynn Eller ),
L1: 3,375 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 1,000 (A survey on language death in Africa” (402) . Sommer, Gabriele (1992) , Brenzinger, M),
L1: 2,236 (Language Endangerment in West Africa: Its Victims and Causes” . G. Tucker Childs (2006)),
L1: 3,162 ("Documentation of Bedik" HRELP Abstract” . Sall, Adjaratou (2008)),
L1: 3,375 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 3,380 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna),
L1: 2,625 (aggregate)
Country Senegal
Region Western Africa
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code tnr_____________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 None
Lexical resources all None
Language descriptions online 1
Language descriptions all 1
Language in online resource 1
Language in any resource 1
Online resource about the language 3
Any resource about the language 3


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 no
Has Swadesh 207 no

Other databases

Panlex translations 18,464
In WALS no
In Omniglot no
On no
Uriel features 0
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no