Digital Language Vitality | Waorani

Waorani (auc)



English name Waorani
Native name
SIL code auc
Alternative names 'auca', auca, auishiri, auixiri, huao, huaorani, huarani, sabela, tuey, wao, waodani, waorani, warani
Speakers L1: 1,650 (ethnologue),
L1: 2,000 ("Waorani Documentation Project" HRELP Abstract” . Casey High (2010)),
L1: 1,200 (South America” (103-196) . Mily Crevels (2007) , C. Moseley · London & New York: Ro),
L1: 1,650 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 1,662 (aggregate),
L1: 1,616 (Language endangerment in South America: The clock is ticking” (167-234) . Crevels, Mily),
L1: 2,000 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 1,650 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna)
Country Ecuador
Region South America
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code auc_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 6b
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 1
Primary texts all 2
Lexical resources online 2
Lexical resources all 3
Language descriptions online 13
Language descriptions all 27
Language in online resource 1
Language in any resource 1
Online resource about the language 32
Any resource about the language 96


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 2
Number of words 9,134
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers no
In Watchtower no
Has UDHR translation yes

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 218,510
In WALS no
In Omniglot no
On yes
Uriel features 242
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no