Digital Language Vitality | Kayardild

Kayardild (gyd)



English name Kayardild
Native name
SIL code gyd
Alternative names bandingkawanda kangk, bentinck islanders, bentinck language, dilt gaja, dilt gaya, gaiardilt, gajadild, gajadilt, gajardild, gajardilt, gayadilt, gayardild, gayardilt, guyadilt, kaiadil, kaiadilt, kangk ngarrkuwa, kangk rarumbanda, kayardild, madunun, maldanunda, malununda, malununde, mardunung, marlanunda, south wellesley, southern tangkic, southern wellesley, yangkaal-kayardild
Speakers L1: 23 (ethnologue),
L1: 8 ("A first Kayardild audiovisual text corpus, with prosodic annotations" HRELP Abstract” . ),
L1: 8 (Dying Words: Endangered Languages and What They Have to Tell Us” . Nicholas Evans (2009),
L1: 8 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 4 ("Linguistic and Ethnographic documentation of Kayardild" HRELP Abstract” . Erich Round ),
L1: 7 (aggregate),
L1: 5 (Encyclopedia of the World's Endangered Languages” . Christopher Moseley (2007) Routl),
L1: 25 (Austlang: Australian Indigenous Languages Database” . AIATSIS),
L1: 6 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 6 (Australasia and the Pacific” (97-126 ch. 4) . Darrell Tryon (2007) , R. E. Asher and ),
L1: 4 (Learning the World's Languages Before They Vanish” (1156-1159) . Bernice Wuethrich (20)
Country Australia
Region Australia and New Zealand
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code gyd_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 8b
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 None
Primary texts all None
Lexical resources online None
Lexical resources all None
Language descriptions online 4
Language descriptions all 4
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 5
Any resource about the language 5


Source Crubadan
Number of documents None
Number of words None
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 357,552
In WALS yes
In Omniglot no
On no
Uriel features 95
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no