Digital Language Vitality | Chamorro

Chamorro (cha)



English name Chamorro
Native name Chamoru
SIL code cha
Alternative names chamorro, chamorro fino', chamorro rotanese, chamorru, chamoru, der marianen sprache, tjamoro
Speakers L1: 94,700 (ethnologue),
L1: 62,500 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 66,872 (aggregate),
L1: 45,000 ("Collaborative Research: Chamorro (SIL code: CHA)" NSF DEL Abstract” . Rechebei, Elizabe),
L1: 76,705 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 92,700 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna)
Country Guam
Region Micronesia
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code cha_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 1
In yes
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 yes
Wikipedia articles 418
Wikipedia real articles 27
Wikipedia adjusted size 163,988
Wikipedia total 3,073
Wikipedia edits 18,490
Wikipedia admins 0
Wikipedia users 8,874
Wikipedia active users 11
Wikipedia images 0
Wikipedia depth 0
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status no
Hunspell coverage None
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 1
Primary texts all 6
Lexical resources online 6
Lexical resources all 6
Language descriptions online 5
Language descriptions all 8
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 18
Any resource about the language 23


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 334
Number of words 360,224
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers yes
In Watchtower yes
Has UDHR translation yes

Indigenous Tweets project

Number of blogs 4
Number of posts 206
Number of words 37,135
Number of users 65
Number of tweets 68,049

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 yes
Has Swadesh 207 yes

Other databases

Panlex translations 20,787
In WALS yes
In Omniglot yes
On no
Uriel features 260
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no