Digital Language Vitality | Yanomámi

Yanomámi (wca)



English name Yanomámi
Native name
SIL code wca
Alternative names aica, area language yanomaman, central waicá, guadema, jauari, joari, karime, kohoroxitari, nanomam, naomam, parahuri, patimitheri, surara, toototobi, wadema, waicá, waika, waiká, warema, xamatari, xurima, yanam, yanamam, yanoam, yanomam, yanomami, yanomamé, yanomay, yanomaé, yanomámi, yoari
Speakers L1: 6,000 (ethnologue),
L1: 3,162 ("Documentation and Description of the Yanomama of Papiu, an Endagered Yanomami language of),
L1: 4,000 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 3,800 (South America” (103-196) . Mily Crevels (2007) , C. Moseley · London & New York: Ro),
L1: 4,400 (Language endangerment in South America: The clock is ticking” (167-234) . Crevels, Mily),
L1: 9,000 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 5,077 (aggregate),
L1: 9,000 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna)
Country Brazil
Region South America
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code wca_____________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 2
Lexical resources online 1
Lexical resources all 1
Language descriptions online 3
Language descriptions all 3
Language in online resource 1
Language in any resource 1
Online resource about the language 1
Any resource about the language 3


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 1
Number of words 469
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 104,540
In WALS no
In Omniglot no
On no
Uriel features 172
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no