Digital Language Vitality | Tzeltal

Tzeltal (tzh)



English name Tzeltal
Native name Bats'il k'op
SIL code tzh
Alternative names aguacatenango tzeltal, amatenango del valle, bachajon tzeltal, cancuc, cancuc chanal, chanal, de ocosingo tzeltal, del norte tzeltal, del occidente tzeltal, del oriente tzeltal, del sur tzeltal, highland tzeltal, lowland tzeltal, oxchuc tzeltal, tenango, tenejapa, tenejapa tzeltal, tseltal, tzeltal, tzeltalaguacatenango, tzeltaltenejapa, tzendal
Speakers L1: 372,000 (ethnologue),
L1: 222,724 (aggregate),
L1: 190,000 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna),
L1: 261,084 (Meso-America” (197-209) . William Adelaar and J. Diego Quesada (2007) , Christopher M)
Country Mexico
Region Central America
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code tzbtzh1_________a
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 5
In yes
Vitality (Kornai, 2013) borderline

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 6
Primary texts all 7
Lexical resources online 6
Lexical resources all 9
Language descriptions online 11
Language descriptions all 11
Language in online resource 3
Language in any resource 3
Online resource about the language 1,439
Any resource about the language 1,452


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 26
Number of words 17,102
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers no
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 1,481
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On yes
Uriel features 192
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no