Digital Language Vitality | Beja

Beja (bej)



English name Beja
Native name
SIL code bej
Alternative names ababda, amara, bdhaawi tu, bedauye, bedawi, bedawie ta, bedawie to, bedawiye, bedawiyet, bedawye, bedja, bedwi, bedya, beja, beni-amir, bidhaawyeet, bisariab, bisarin, bisharin, hadaareb, hadareb, hadendiwa, hadendoa, hadendowa, lobat, tu-bdhaawi, tu-bedawie
Speakers L1: 1,186,000 (ethnologue)
Country Sudan
Region Northern Africa
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code bej_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 5
In no
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 no

NLP tools

Hunspell status
Hunspell coverage None
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 8
Primary texts all 8
Lexical resources online 1
Lexical resources all 1
Language descriptions online 15
Language descriptions all 18
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 33
Any resource about the language 35


Source Crubadan
Number of documents None
Number of words None
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 803,850
In WALS yes
In Omniglot yes
On no
Uriel features 260
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no