Digital Language Vitality | Sherpa

Sherpa (xsr)



English name Sherpa
Native name
SIL code xsr
Alternative names -: iso xsr, bhotia sharpa, bhōṭiā nepal northwestern of, central sherpa, dolakha, east sherpa, eastern sherpa, ewt, khumbu, north sherpa, northern sherpa, ramechhap, serwa, sharpa, sharpā, sharwa, sher-pa, sherpa, sherpa south, sherpa southern, sherpa tibetan, sherpa west, sherpa western, solu, xarba, xiaerba, शेर्पा, ཤེར་པཱ།
Speakers L1: 168,800 (ethnologue),
L1: 32,403 (A Grammar of Hile Sherpa” . Thomas E. Graves (2007)),
L1: 45,000 (South Asia and the Middle East” (283-348) . George van Driem (2007) , Christopher Mos),
L1: 38,185 (aggregate)
Country Nepal
Region Southern Asia
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code xsr_____________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 3
Primary texts all 4
Lexical resources online 2
Lexical resources all 2
Language descriptions online 8
Language descriptions all 12
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 13
Any resource about the language 33


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 27
Number of words 207,902
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 no
Has Swadesh 207 no

Other databases

Panlex translations 163
In WALS no
In Omniglot no
On no
Uriel features 48
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no