Digital Language Vitality | Shan

Shan (shn)



English name Shan
Native name
SIL code shn
Alternative names 'ngeo', 'ngiao', 'ngiaw', 'ngio', 'ngiow', [kwáam.táj], [lik.táj] pronunciation: shan, [pʰàː àː.táj], [ʃáɴ bàðà], about sound this, bama shan, burmese shan, dehong, great thai, hong mae son, khe tai, long tai, luang tai, mao shan, mao tai, ngeo, ngiao, ngiaw, ngio, ngiow, northern shan state, sam, sha, shan, shan southern state, shan tai, tai yai, tai yay, thai yai, thai yay, ภาษาไทใหญ่, ရှမ်းဘာသာ, လိၵ်ႈတႆး, ၵႂၢမ်းတႆး, ၽႃႇသႃႇတႆး
Speakers L1: 3,295,000 (ethnologue)
Country Myanmar
Region South-Eastern Asia
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code shn_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 3
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 yes

NLP tools

Hunspell status
Hunspell coverage None
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 1
Primary texts all 1
Lexical resources online 1
Lexical resources all 1
Language descriptions online 2
Language descriptions all 2
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 5
Any resource about the language 6


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 51
Number of words 2,347
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 10,271
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On no
Uriel features 47
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no