Digital Language Vitality | Welsh

Welsh (cym)



English name Welsh
Native name Cymraeg
SIL code cym
Alternative names [kəmˈrɑːɨɡ, colloquial welsh, cymraeg, cymraeg welsh, gallois, galés, gymraeg y, kymrisch, northern welsh, patagonian welsh, southern welsh, welsh, welshcolloquial, ə ɡəmˈrɑːɨɡ]
Speakers L1: 536,890 (ethnologue),
L1: 562,016 (The percentage and number able to speak Welsh by age and local authority, 2011” . Welsh ),
L1: 317,000 (A statistical overview of the Welsh language” . Hywel M. Jones (2011)),
L1: 422,088 (aggregate)
Country United Kingdom
Region Northern Europe
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code cym_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 2
In yes
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 yes
Firefox dictionary yes
Office language pack yes
Office interface pack no


Has Wikipedia yes
Wikipedia articles 90,066
Wikipedia real articles 20,025
Wikipedia adjusted size 106,963,169
Wikipedia total 198,679
Wikipedia edits 5,772,520
Wikipedia admins 15
Wikipedia users 40,188
Wikipedia active users 110
Wikipedia images 16,194
Wikipedia depth 42
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status yes
Hunspell coverage 0.74
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 7
Primary texts all 7
Lexical resources online 2
Lexical resources all 3
Language descriptions online 7
Language descriptions all 7
Language in online resource 7
Language in any resource 7
Online resource about the language 24
Any resource about the language 28


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 17,461
Number of words 1,249,536
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers yes
In Watchtower yes
Has UDHR translation yes

Indigenous Tweets project

Number of blogs 278
Number of posts 27,404
Number of words 6,568,822
Number of users 14,267
Number of tweets 5,518,863

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 yes
Has Swadesh 207 yes

Other databases

Panlex translations 1,682,099
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On yes
Uriel features 76
In Leipzig Corpora yes
In SIREN project no