Digital Language Vitality | Nyanja

Nyanja (nya)



English name Nyanja
Native name català (valencià)
SIL code nya
Alternative names angoni, cewa, cheva, chewa, chichewa, chicheŵa, chingoni, chinyanja, chipeta, cicewa, cimanganja, cingoni, cinyanja, cipeta, kunda, malawi, manganja, marave, maravi, ngoni, nyanja, nyasa, peta, sheva, waganga
Speakers L1: 10,036,700 (ethnologue)
Country Malawi
Region Eastern Africa
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code nya_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 3
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 yes
Office language pack no
Office interface pack no


Has Wikipedia yes
Wikipedia articles 363
Wikipedia real articles 31
Wikipedia adjusted size 383,903
Wikipedia total 1,704
Wikipedia edits 18,026
Wikipedia admins 1
Wikipedia users 4,160
Wikipedia active users 15
Wikipedia images 0
Wikipedia depth 0
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status yes
Hunspell coverage 0.56
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 3
Primary texts all 3
Lexical resources online 2
Lexical resources all 3
Language descriptions online 3
Language descriptions all 4
Language in online resource 0
Language in any resource 3
Online resource about the language 10
Any resource about the language 15


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 821
Number of words 1,568,454
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers yes
In Watchtower yes
Has UDHR translation yes

Indigenous Tweets project

Number of blogs 5
Number of posts 51
Number of words 29,775
Number of users 145
Number of tweets 50,075

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 no
Has Swadesh 207 no

Other databases

Panlex translations 174,306
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On yes
Uriel features 68
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no