Digital Language Vitality | Malay (macrolanguage)

Malay (macrolanguage) (msa)



English name Malay (macrolanguage)
Native name Melayu
SIL code msa
Alternative names bahasa malaysia, bahasa malayu, bahasa melayu, chaw talay, chawnam, jawi بهاس ملايو, lawoi, lawoi' orak, lawta, malay, malay melayu, malay standard, malay thai, malayan, malayu, melaju, melayu, məˈleɪ
Speakers L1: 60,475,586 (ethnologue)
Champion N/A
ISO scope M
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code msa_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 1.0
In no
Vitality (Kornai, 2013) living

Language packs

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


Has Wikipedia yes
Wikipedia articles 286,782
Wikipedia real articles 44,069
Wikipedia adjusted size 485,048,407
Wikipedia total 776,949
Wikipedia edits 4,271,455
Wikipedia admins 16
Wikipedia users 186,294
Wikipedia active users 420
Wikipedia images 21,798
Wikipedia depth 16
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status yes
Hunspell coverage 0.72
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online None
Primary texts all None
Lexical resources online 2
Lexical resources all 2
Language descriptions online None
Language descriptions all None
Language in online resource 3
Language in any resource 18
Online resource about the language 4
Any resource about the language 4


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 1
Number of words 245,753
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 no
Has Swadesh 207 no

Other databases

Panlex translations 0
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On yes
Uriel features 0
In Leipzig Corpora yes
In SIREN project no