Digital Language Vitality | Chachi

Chachi (cbi)



English name Chachi
Native name
SIL code cbi
Alternative names cayapa, cha' palaachi, cha'palaa, cha'palaachi, chachi, kayapa, nigua
Speakers L1: 9,500 (ethnologue),
L1: 9,393 (Personal communication about Cha'palaa.” . Simeon Floyd (2014)),
L1: 7,600 (South America” (103-196) . Mily Crevels (2007) , C. Moseley · London & New York: Ro),
L1: 4,000 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 9,500 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna),
L1: 5,465 (Language endangerment in South America: The clock is ticking” (167-234) . Crevels, Mily),
L1: 6,092 (aggregate),
L1: 3,450 (World Oral Literature Project” .)
Country Ecuador
Region South America
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code cbi_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 6b
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 2
Primary texts all 2
Lexical resources online 3
Lexical resources all 5
Language descriptions online 11
Language descriptions all 12
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 11
Any resource about the language 30


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 4
Number of words 253,577
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers no
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 435,211
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On yes
Uriel features 228
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no