Digital Language Vitality | Swahili (macrolanguage)

Swahili (macrolanguage) (swa)



English name Swahili (macrolanguage)
Native name Kiswahili
SIL code swa
Alternative names arabic swahili, kisuaheli, kiswahili, swahili
Speakers L1: 15,438,390 (ethnologue)
Champion N/A
ISO scope M
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code swa_____________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 no
Ubuntu language pack yes
Firefox language pack yes
Firefox dictionary no
Office language pack yes
Office interface pack no


Has Wikipedia yes
Wikipedia articles 35,147
Wikipedia real articles 6,435
Wikipedia adjusted size 69,506,912
Wikipedia total 83,446
Wikipedia edits 1,031,225
Wikipedia admins 9
Wikipedia users 26,011
Wikipedia active users 65
Wikipedia images 1,913
Wikipedia depth 23
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status yes
Hunspell coverage 0.74
TreeTagger yes

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online None
Primary texts all None
Lexical resources online 2
Lexical resources all 2
Language descriptions online 0
Language descriptions all 1
Language in online resource 4
Language in any resource 19
Online resource about the language 0
Any resource about the language 2


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 2
Number of words 7,913
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 1,296
Number of tweets 8,028,087

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 no
Has Swadesh 207 no

Other databases

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