Digital Language Vitality | Eastern Yiddish

Eastern Yiddish (ydd)



English name Eastern Yiddish
Native name
SIL code ydd
Alternative names bessarabian yiddish, central yiddish, eastern yiddish, judeo-german, lithuanian yiddish, lodz yiddish, mideastern yiddish, northeastern yiddish, southeastern yiddish, yiddish, yiddishbessarabian, yiddishlithuanian, yiddishlodz
Speakers L1: 1,505,030 (ethnologue),
L2: 200,000 (ethnologue),
L1: 1,762,320 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna),
L1: 3,000,000 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 1,320,000 (Europe and North Asia” (211-282) . Tapani Salminen (2007) , C. Moseley · London & N),
L1: 3,142,560 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 2,164,043 (aggregate)
Country Israel
Region Western Asia
Champion Yiddish (yid)
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code ydd_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 4
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 no

NLP tools

Hunspell status
Hunspell coverage None
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 1
Primary texts all 2
Lexical resources online 2
Lexical resources all 2
Language descriptions online 9
Language descriptions all 9
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 6
Any resource about the language 8


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 1
Number of words 1,662
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers yes
In Watchtower no
Has UDHR translation yes

Indigenous Tweets project

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

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 yes
Has Swadesh 207 yes

Other databases

Panlex translations 92,414
In WALS no
In Omniglot no
On no
Uriel features 170
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no