Digital Language Vitality | Cherokee

Cherokee (chr)



English name Cherokee
Native name ᏣᎳᎩ
SIL code chr
Alternative names cherokee, cherokee eastern, cherokee latin, cherokee lower, cherokee middle, cherokee overhill, cherokee overhill-middle, cherokee upper, cherokee western, elati, iroquoian southern, iroquois, kituhwa, otali, rechahecrian, rickohockan, tsalagi, tslagi
Speakers L1: 10,400 (ethnologue),
L1: 16,000 (North America” (7-41) . Victor Golla and Ives Goddard and Lyle Campbell and Marianne Mi),
L1: 16,400 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna),
L1: 11,000 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 14,472 (aggregate),
L1: 20,000 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 11,000 (Encyclopedia of the World's Endangered Languages” . Christopher Moseley (2007) Routl)
Country United States
Region Northern America
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code chr_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 6b
In yes
Vitality (Kornai, 2013) borderline

Language packs

Windows10 input method yes
Mac input no
Ubuntu input yes
Windows language pack yes
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 785
Wikipedia real articles 172
Wikipedia adjusted size 8,833,982
Wikipedia total 4,322
Wikipedia edits 36,420
Wikipedia admins 0
Wikipedia users 10,797
Wikipedia active users 8
Wikipedia images 0
Wikipedia depth 171
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status no
Hunspell coverage None
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 2
Primary texts all 2
Lexical resources online 3
Lexical resources all 3
Language descriptions online 7
Language descriptions all 8
Language in online resource 0
Language in any resource 1
Online resource about the language 11
Any resource about the language 16


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 27
Number of words 5,736
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 44
Number of tweets 1,450

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 no
Has Swadesh 207 no

Other databases

Panlex translations 1,631
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On no
Uriel features 226
In Leipzig Corpora yes
In SIREN project no