Digital Language Vitality | Nyankole

Nyankole (nyn)



English name Nyankole
Native name Runyankore
SIL code nyn
Alternative names hima, hororo, nkole, nkore, nyankole, nyankore, olunyankole, orunyankole, orunyankore, runyankole, runyankore, runyankore-rukiga, ulunyankole, ulunyankore
Speakers L1: 2,330,000 (ethnologue)
Country Uganda
Region Eastern Africa
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code nyn_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 4
In no
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 1
Primary texts all 1
Lexical resources online 1
Lexical resources all 1
Language descriptions online 3
Language descriptions all 3
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 6
Any resource about the language 6


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 196
Number of words 143,985
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers no
In Watchtower yes
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 no
Has Swadesh 207 no

Other databases

Panlex translations 91,892
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On no
Uriel features 223
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no