Digital Language Vitality | Japanese

Japanese (jpn)



English name Japanese
Native name 日本語
SIL code jpn
Alternative names [nihõŋŋo] px, [nihõŋɡo], eastern japanese, japanese, japanese nuclear, japanese romaji, japanese western, nihongo, zu-zu-ben, 日本語
Speakers L1: 128,056,940 (ethnologue),
L2: 1,000,000 (ethnologue)
Country Japan
Region Eastern Asia
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code jpn_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 1
In no
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 yes
Firefox dictionary no
Office language pack yes
Office interface pack no


Has Wikipedia yes
Wikipedia articles 1,047,795
Wikipedia real articles 633,814
Wikipedia adjusted size 6,598,890,353
Wikipedia total 3,057,670
Wikipedia edits 63,849,387
Wikipedia admins 49
Wikipedia users 1,173,796
Wikipedia active users 12,820
Wikipedia images 84,222
Wikipedia depth 77
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status no need
Hunspell coverage None
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 170
Primary texts all 175
Lexical resources online 5
Lexical resources all 22
Language descriptions online 7
Language descriptions all 35
Language in online resource 72
Language in any resource 82
Online resource about the language 4,038
Any resource about the language 4,082


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 57
Number of words 7,040
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 1
In WALS yes
In Omniglot yes
On no
Uriel features 273
In Leipzig Corpora yes
In SIREN project no