Digital Language Vitality | Yue Chinese

Yue Chinese (yue)



English name Yue Chinese
Native name 粵語
SIL code yue
Alternative names baihua, bobai, cangwu, cantonese, cantonese chinese, cantonese hong kong, cantonese macau, chau liem, chau trièu, chinese nung, chinese simplified yue, chinese yue, dong quang, dung gwong waa, gaolei, gaoyang, guangfu, guangzhou, guinan, ha phang xa, hai nam, han, hoa, hoisan, huong minh, kién, lowland nung, nung, phang samg, phóng suòng, phúc, ping, qinlian, schleiyip, seiyap, shatou, shiqi, siyi, taishan, tengxian, toisan, toishanese, wancheng, yangjiang, yue, yue yuet, yueh, yuehai, yueyu, zhongshan
Speakers L1: 62,221,560 (ethnologue)
Country China
Region Eastern Asia
Champion Chinese (zho)
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code yue_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 2
In no
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 yes
Wikipedia articles 50,750
Wikipedia real articles 8,410
Wikipedia adjusted size 59,362,501
Wikipedia total 140,934
Wikipedia edits 1,103,244
Wikipedia admins 9
Wikipedia users 132,098
Wikipedia active users 211
Wikipedia images 1,087
Wikipedia depth 25
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status no need
Hunspell coverage None
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 9
Primary texts all 9
Lexical resources online 2
Lexical resources all 2
Language descriptions online 9
Language descriptions all 9
Language in online resource 14
Language in any resource 14
Online resource about the language 16
Any resource about the language 18


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 2
Number of words 2,620
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 yes
Has Swadesh 207 yes

Other databases

Panlex translations 12
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On no
Uriel features 256
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no