Digital Language Vitality | Yaqui

Yaqui (yaq)



English name Yaqui
Native name
SIL code yaq
Alternative names cahita, hiaki, kahita, yaki, yaqui, yaqui-mayo, yoeme
Speakers L1: 12,230 (ethnologue),
L1: 16,406 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 6,200 ("Hiaki Grammar: Documentation, Analysis and Teaching" NSF DEL Abstract” . Harley, Heidi ),
L1: 21,000 (La interfaz gramática-discurso en las construcciones de movimiento en yaqui” (197-220) .),
L1: 12,316 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 12,632 (aggregate),
L1: 12,230 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 18th Edition” . Lewis, M. Paul, Gary F. Simons, and )
Country Mexico
Region Central America
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code yaq_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 5
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 yes

NLP tools

Hunspell status
Hunspell coverage None
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 5
Primary texts all 7
Lexical resources online 5
Lexical resources all 6
Language descriptions online 7
Language descriptions all 9
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 11
Any resource about the language 15


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 4
Number of words 9,185
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 224,234
In WALS yes
In Omniglot yes
On yes
Uriel features 261
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no