Digital Language Vitality | Ngäbere

Ngäbere (gym)



English name Ngäbere
Native name Ngäbere
SIL code gym
Alternative names chiriqui, chiriquí, eastern guaymí, guaymí, ngabere, ngobere, ngäbere, tolé, valiente
Speakers L1: 174,100 (ethnologue),
L1: 147,623 (Chibchan Languages” (391-439) . Constenla Umaña, Adolfo (2012) , Lyle Campbell and Ve),
L1: 165,563 (Gramática de la lengua guaymí (ngäbe)” . Miguel Ángel Quesada Pacheco (2008) Lincom ),
L1: 5,090 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna),
L1: 49,920 (aggregate)
Country Panama
Region Central America
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code gym_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 5
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 45
Primary texts all 45
Lexical resources online 1
Lexical resources all 1
Language descriptions online 3
Language descriptions all 9
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 5
Any resource about the language 44


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 157
Number of words 366,560
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers no
In Watchtower yes
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 12,430
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On yes
Uriel features 45
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no