Digital Language Vitality | Somali

Somali (som)



English name Somali
Native name Soomaali
SIL code som
Alternative names af-ashraaf, af-maxaad tiri, af-soomaali, ashraaf, benaadir, common somali, degodia, northern somali, ogaden, somali, somali soomaali, somali standard, soomaaliga, wardei
Speakers L1: 14,762,900 (ethnologue),
L2: 95,572 (ethnologue)
Country Somalia
Region Eastern Africa
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code som_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 1
In no
Vitality (Kornai, 2013) living

Language packs

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


Has Wikipedia yes
Wikipedia articles 4,351
Wikipedia real articles 1,864
Wikipedia adjusted size 20,100,695
Wikipedia total 16,626
Wikipedia edits 165,427
Wikipedia admins 1
Wikipedia users 15,663
Wikipedia active users 61
Wikipedia images 1
Wikipedia depth 79
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status yes
Hunspell coverage None
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 1
Primary texts all 1
Lexical resources online 2
Lexical resources all 4
Language descriptions online 4
Language descriptions all 7
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 16
Any resource about the language 23


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 13,490
Number of words 1,262,697
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers yes
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 558
Number of tweets 275,797

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 yes
Has Swadesh 207 no

Other databases

Panlex translations 16
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On yes
Uriel features 264
In Leipzig Corpora yes
In SIREN project yes