Digital Language Vitality | Kacipo-Balesi

Kacipo-Balesi (koe)



English name Kacipo-Balesi
Native name
SIL code koe
Alternative names baale, baalesi, baallessiye, baaye, bale, baleesi, dhok, dhuak, dok, kachepo, kec̆ipo, kic̆epo, silmamo, tsilmano, zelmamu, zilmamo, zilmamu, zulmamu, ðok
Speakers L1: 9,120 (ethnologue),
L1: 8,748 (aggregate),
L1: 8,438 (Baale ethnography” (424-425 ch. B: Baale) . Jon G. Abbink (2003) , Siegbert Uhlig, et),
L1: 9,000 (Baale language” (423-424 ch. B: Baale) . Gerrit J. Dimmendaal (2003) , Siegbert Uhlig),
L1: 9,000 (Notes on Baale” (273-317 ch. Part III Southwestern Surmic) . Yigezu, Moges, and Gerrit ),
L1: 9,000 (Areal diffusion versus genetic inheritance: An African perspective” (Oxford: Oxford Univ),
L1: 9,000 (A Comparative Study of the Phonetics and Phonology of Surmic Languages” . Yigezu, Moges ),
L1: 8,100 (Convergence of Baale: a Southwest Surmic language to the Southeast Surmic group, lexical e)
Country South Sudan
Region Eastern Africa
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code koe_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 5
In yes
Vitality (Kornai, 2013) dead

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 0
Primary texts all 1
Lexical resources online 1
Lexical resources all 2
Language descriptions online 2
Language descriptions all 3
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 4
Any resource about the language 5


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

Other databases

Panlex translations 98,249
In WALS no
In Omniglot no
On no
Uriel features 12
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no