Digital Language Vitality | Bandial

Bandial (bqj)



English name Bandial
Native name
SIL code bqj
Alternative names affiniam, banjaal, banjal, eegima, eegimaa, elun, hulon, kujireray, kuluunaay
Speakers L1: 11,200 (ethnologue),
L1: 10,125 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 7,000 (Impersonal constructions in Jóola-Banjal” . Alain Christian Bassene and Denis Creissels ),
L1: 11,200 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna),
L1: 300 ("A documentation of Kujireray and research into its nominal and verbal derivational morpho),
L1: 2,236 (Language Endangerment in West Africa: Its Victims and Causes” . G. Tucker Childs (2006)),
L1: 10,125 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 4,187 (aggregate)
Country Senegal
Region Western Africa
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code bqj_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 5
In yes
Vitality (Kornai, 2013) dead

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 1
Lexical resources online 1
Lexical resources all 1
Language descriptions online 5
Language descriptions all 5
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 3
Any resource about the language 21


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 1
Number of words 1,511
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 None
Number of tweets None

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 no
Has Swadesh 207 no

Other databases

Panlex translations 0
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On yes
Uriel features 31
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no