Digital Language Vitality | Amharic

Amharic (amh)



English name Amharic
Native name አማርኛ
SIL code amh
Alternative names [ämärɨɲɲä] px, abyssinian, amarigna, amarinya, amarəñ, amhara, amharic, amharic latin, ethiopian, falasha, ip, æmˈhærɪk, ɑːmˈhɑrɪk, አማርኛ
Speakers L1: 21,811,600 (ethnologue),
L2: 4,000,000 (ethnologue)
Country Ethiopia
Region Eastern Africa
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code amh_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 1
In no
Vitality (Kornai, 2013) living

Language packs

Windows10 input method no
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 13,352
Wikipedia real articles 1,846
Wikipedia adjusted size 16,544,919
Wikipedia total 43,071
Wikipedia edits 348,445
Wikipedia admins 3
Wikipedia users 22,256
Wikipedia active users 38
Wikipedia images 1,598
Wikipedia depth 40
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status some tool
Hunspell coverage 0.64
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 3
Primary texts all 3
Lexical resources online 3
Lexical resources all 6
Language descriptions online 9
Language descriptions all 13
Language in online resource 31
Language in any resource 161
Online resource about the language 32
Any resource about the language 50


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 3,726
Number of words 9,072,217
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers yes
In Watchtower yes
Has UDHR translation yes

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 no

Other databases

Panlex translations 348,287
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On no
Uriel features 260
In Leipzig Corpora yes
In SIREN project yes