Digital Language Vitality | Maori

Maori (mri)



English name Maori
Native name Māori (Aotearoa)
SIL code mri
Alternative names auckland north, auckland northern, bay of plenty, island south, island southern, maori, maori new zealand, moriori, māori, rotorua-taupo, taranaki, wanganui, ˈmaʊri
Speakers L1: 148,660 (ethnologue),
L1: 53,188 (aggregate),
L1: 70,000 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 31,622 (Australia and the Pacific” (424-557) . Stephen A Wurm (2007) Routledge),
L1: 60,000 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 60,260 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna)
Country New Zealand
Region Australia and New Zealand
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code mri_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 6b
In yes
Vitality (Kornai, 2013) living

Language packs

Windows10 input method yes
Mac input no
Ubuntu input yes
Windows language pack no
Mac language pack no
Ubuntu language pack yes
Firefox language pack no
Firefox dictionary yes
Office language pack yes
Office interface pack no


Has Wikipedia yes
Wikipedia articles 7,112
Wikipedia real articles 196
Wikipedia adjusted size 1,315,472
Wikipedia total 13,325
Wikipedia edits 148,307
Wikipedia admins 4
Wikipedia users 7,992
Wikipedia active users 11
Wikipedia images 0
Wikipedia depth 8
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status yes
Hunspell coverage 0.82
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 5
Primary texts all 5
Lexical resources online 2
Lexical resources all 2
Language descriptions online 4
Language descriptions all 7
Language in online resource 3
Language in any resource 3
Online resource about the language 14
Any resource about the language 16


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 454
Number of words 1,126,570
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers yes
In Watchtower yes
Has UDHR translation yes

Indigenous Tweets project

Number of blogs 16
Number of posts 236
Number of words 61,015
Number of users 618
Number of tweets 142,744

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 yes
Has Swadesh 207 yes

Other databases

Panlex translations 73,041
In WALS yes
In Omniglot yes
On no
Uriel features 275
In Leipzig Corpora yes
In SIREN project no