Digital Language Vitality | Wolof

Wolof (wol)



English name Wolof
Native name Wolof (wo-sn)
SIL code wol
Alternative names baol, cayor, djolof, dyolof, jander, jolof, lebou, lebu, ndyanger, nuclear wolof, ouolof, volof, walaf, waro-waro, wolof, yallof
Speakers L1: 3,976,500 (ethnologue)
Country Senegal
Region Western Africa
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code wol_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 4
In no
Vitality (Kornai, 2013) living

Language packs

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


Has Wikipedia yes
Wikipedia articles 1,128
Wikipedia real articles 314
Wikipedia adjusted size 9,425,808
Wikipedia total 5,356
Wikipedia edits 101,958
Wikipedia admins 2
Wikipedia users 8,895
Wikipedia active users 15
Wikipedia images 0
Wikipedia depth 267
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status no
Hunspell coverage None
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online None
Primary texts all None
Lexical resources online 1
Lexical resources all 4
Language descriptions online 6
Language descriptions all 7
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 18
Any resource about the language 35


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 493
Number of words 1,161,518
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers yes
In Watchtower yes
Has UDHR translation yes

Indigenous Tweets project

Number of blogs 3
Number of posts 3
Number of words 1,093
Number of users 13
Number of tweets 41,525

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 yes
Has Swadesh 207 yes

Other databases

Panlex translations 594,600
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On no
Uriel features 257
In Leipzig Corpora yes
In SIREN project yes