Digital Language Vitality | Dalabon

Dalabon (ngk)



English name Dalabon
Native name
SIL code ngk
Alternative names bouin, boun, buan, buin, buwan, dalabon, dangbon, gundangbon, hongalla, nalabon, ngalabon, ngalagan, ngalakan, ngalbon, ngalkbon, ngalkbun, nullakun, nullikan, nullikin
Speakers L1: 11 (ethnologue),
L1: 10 (Encyclopedia of the World's Endangered Languages” . Christopher Moseley (2007) Routl),
L1: 15 (aggregate),
L1: 30 (Austlang: Australian Indigenous Languages Database” . AIATSIS),
L1: 30 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 5 ("A Culturally Informed Corpus of Dalabon: Descriptions of the Person as a Body and as Kin"),
L1: 20 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 20 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna),
L1: 20 (Australasia and the Pacific” (97-126 ch. 4) . Darrell Tryon (2007) , R. E. Asher and ),
L1: 9 (Aspects of the semantics of emotions and feelings in Dalabon (South-Western Arnhem Land, A)
Country Australia
Region Australia and New Zealand
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code ngk_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 8b
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 no

NLP tools

Hunspell status
Hunspell coverage None
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 2
Primary texts all 2
Lexical resources online 2
Lexical resources all 2
Language descriptions online 6
Language descriptions all 6
Language in online resource 3
Language in any resource 3
Online resource about the language 23
Any resource about the language 25


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 1
Number of words 33
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 no

Other databases

Panlex translations 1,543
In WALS no
In Omniglot no
On no
Uriel features 33
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no