Digital Language Vitality | Bengali

Bengali (ben)



English name Bengali
Native name বাংলা (ভারত)
SIL code ben
Alternative names banga-bhasa, bangala, bangla, bangla-bhasa, barik, barisal, bengali, bengali india, bengali latin, bengali বাংলা, bhatiari, chirmar, kachari-bengali, khulna, kishanganjia, lohari-malpaharia, musselmani, mymensingh, noakhali, rajshahi, samaria, saraki, siripuria, বাংলা ভারত
Speakers L1: 189,261,200 (ethnologue)
Country Bangladesh
Region Southern Asia
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code ben_____________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 yes
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 47,600
Wikipedia real articles 25,451
Wikipedia adjusted size 269,283,039
Wikipedia total 490,156
Wikipedia edits 2,563,249
Wikipedia admins 17
Wikipedia users 133,979
Wikipedia active users 721
Wikipedia images 3,984
Wikipedia depth 452
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status yes
Hunspell coverage 0.4
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 5
Primary texts all 5
Lexical resources online 4
Lexical resources all 10
Language descriptions online 12
Language descriptions all 16
Language in online resource 24
Language in any resource 24
Online resource about the language 22
Any resource about the language 29


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 899
Number of words 1,027,298
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 207,572
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On yes
Uriel features 232
In Leipzig Corpora yes
In SIREN project yes