Digital Language Vitality | Lakota

Lakota (lkt)



English name Lakota
Native name Lakȟótiyapi
SIL code lkt
Alternative names brulé, lakhota, lakotiyapi, lakȟótiyapi, sioux teton, teton
Speakers L1: 6,190 (ethnologue),
L1: 6,390 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna),
L1: 6,000 ("Preservation of Lakota Language: Translation of Songs and Speeches" HRELP Abstract” . J),
L1: 6,127 (aggregate),
L1: 6,000 (World Oral Literature Project” .)
Country United States
Region Northern America
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code lkt_____________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 yes

NLP tools

Hunspell status
Hunspell coverage None
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 1
Primary texts all 33
Lexical resources online 1
Lexical resources all 1
Language descriptions online 6
Language descriptions all 7
Language in online resource 1
Language in any resource 1
Online resource about the language 15
Any resource about the language 19


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 5
Number of words 81,545
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 62
Number of tweets 9,337

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 yes
Has Swadesh 207 yes

Other databases

Panlex translations 290,973
In WALS yes
In Omniglot no
On no
Uriel features 262
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no