Digital Language Vitality | Malagasy

Malagasy (mlg)



English name Malagasy
Native name Malagasy (mg-mg)
SIL code mlg
Alternative names [ˌmalaˈ ], malagasy standard, malgache, mæləˈɡæsi
Speakers L1: 17,604,640 (ethnologue)
Champion N/A
ISO scope M
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code mlg_____________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 no
Mac language pack no
Ubuntu language pack yes
Firefox language pack no
Firefox dictionary yes
Office language pack no
Office interface pack no


Has Wikipedia yes
Wikipedia articles 83,208
Wikipedia real articles 26,712
Wikipedia adjusted size 88,144,533
Wikipedia total 217,862
Wikipedia edits 834,110
Wikipedia admins 2
Wikipedia users 13,940
Wikipedia active users 39
Wikipedia images 4
Wikipedia depth 10
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status yes
Hunspell coverage 0.62
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 1
Primary texts all 1
Lexical resources online 1
Lexical resources all 2
Language descriptions online 0
Language descriptions all 3
Language in online resource 1
Language in any resource 1
Online resource about the language 5
Any resource about the language 8


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 10,788
Number of words 1,673,616
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers yes
In Watchtower yes
Has UDHR translation no

Indigenous Tweets project

Number of blogs None
Number of posts None
Number of words None
Number of users 252
Number of tweets 58,886

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 no
Has Swadesh 207 no

Other databases

Panlex translations 35,338
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On no
Uriel features 33
In Leipzig Corpora yes
In SIREN project no