Digital Language Vitality | Kekchí

Kekchí (kek)



English name Kekchí
Native name K’eqchî
SIL code kek
Alternative names alta cobán verapaz, cacche', cacché, k'ekchí, kekch, kekchi, kekchi', kekchí, ketchi', ketchí, k’eqchî, q'eqchi', qeqchi', quecchi', quecchí, q’eqchi’
Speakers L1: 823,500 (ethnologue),
L1: 421,286 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 726,723 (Idiomas mayas: Número de hablantes y extension territorial” . Liliana Pellicer (2005) ),
L1: 554,041 (aggregate),
L1: 726,723 (Atlas Lingüístico de Guatemala” . Richards, Michael (2003) Editorial Serviprensa, Gu),
L1: 423,500 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna)
Country Guatemala
Region Central America
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code kek_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 4
In yes
Vitality (Kornai, 2013) borderline

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 3
Lexical resources online 2
Lexical resources all 3
Language descriptions online 5
Language descriptions all 9
Language in online resource 0
Language in any resource 1
Online resource about the language 9
Any resource about the language 69


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 107
Number of words 139,362
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers no
In Watchtower yes
Has UDHR translation yes

Indigenous Tweets project

Number of blogs 1
Number of posts 18
Number of words 5,324
Number of users 3
Number of tweets 8

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 yes
Has Swadesh 207 yes

Other databases

Panlex translations 133,458
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On yes
Uriel features 194
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no