Digital Language Vitality | Irish

Irish (gle)



English name Irish
Native name Gaeilge
SIL code gle
Alternative names connacht, donegal, donegal irish, erse, gadhelisch, gaeilge, gaeilge irish, gaelic, gaelic irish, irish, irish munster, irish northern, irish slashes, irish southern, irish uncial, irish western, irishdonegal, irishmunster, munster-leinster, ulster
Speakers L1: 276,310 (ethnologue),
L2: 20,000 (ethnologue),
L1: 18,000 (Europe and North Asia” (211-282) . Tapani Salminen (2007) , C. Moseley · London & N),
L1: 44,000 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 50,478 (aggregate),
L1: 77,185 (Irish Census Profile 9: What we know” . Stationery Office, Dublin Ireland),
L1: 106,210 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 17th Edition (2013)” . Paul M. Lewis; Gary F. Simons)
Country Ireland
Region Northern Europe
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code gle_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 3
In yes
Vitality (Kornai, 2013) living

Language packs

Windows10 input method yes
Mac input no
Ubuntu input yes
Windows language pack yes
Mac language pack no
Ubuntu language pack yes
Firefox language pack yes
Firefox dictionary yes
Office language pack yes
Office interface pack no


Has Wikipedia yes
Wikipedia articles 39,337
Wikipedia real articles 7,096
Wikipedia adjusted size 66,877,258
Wikipedia total 63,848
Wikipedia edits 843,754
Wikipedia admins 8
Wikipedia users 28,443
Wikipedia active users 78
Wikipedia images 1,259
Wikipedia depth 5
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status yes
Hunspell coverage 0.81
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 6
Primary texts all 6
Lexical resources online 9
Lexical resources all 9
Language descriptions online 9
Language descriptions all 9
Language in online resource 8
Language in any resource 9
Online resource about the language 31
Any resource about the language 34


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 2
Number of words 117,156
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers yes
In Watchtower no
Has UDHR translation no

Indigenous Tweets project

Number of blogs 174
Number of posts 16,760
Number of words 4,079,918
Number of users 10,634
Number of tweets 1,681,291

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 yes
Has Swadesh 207 yes

Other databases

Panlex translations 1,872,596
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On yes
Uriel features 232
In Leipzig Corpora yes
In SIREN project no