Digital Language Vitality | Purepecha

Purepecha (tsz)



English name Purepecha
Native name P'urhépecha
SIL code tsz
Alternative names cienega de zacapu, cuanajo, de la lacustre purépecha zona, eastern, eastern lake purepecha, ihuatzio, isla janitzio, jeronimo san, p'orhépecha, p'urhépecha, phorhépecha, porhé, puacuaro, purepecha, purépecha, p’orhe, p’orhépecha, p’urhe, p’urhépecha, tarascan, tarasco
Speakers L1: 55,000 (ethnologue),
L1: 175,000 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna),
L1: 129,372 (aggregate),
L1: 117,221 (Multiple Object Constructions in P’orhépecha” . Alejandra Capistrán (2015) BRILL),
L1: 105,556 (Perfil sociodeomgráfico de la población que habla lengua indígena” . Instituto Nacional)
Country Mexico
Region Central America
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code tsztsz0_________a
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 5
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 no
Has Wikipedia Incubator yes

NLP tools

Hunspell status
Hunspell coverage None
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 10
Primary texts all 10
Lexical resources online 3
Lexical resources all 5
Language descriptions online 6
Language descriptions all 9
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 20
Any resource about the language 27


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 166
Number of words 50,071
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers no
In Watchtower yes
Has UDHR translation yes

Indigenous Tweets project

Number of blogs None
Number of posts None
Number of words None
Number of users 4
Number of tweets 229

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 yes
Has Swadesh 207 yes

Other databases

Panlex translations 28,779
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On yes
Uriel features 248
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no