Digital Language Vitality | Huichol

Huichol (hch)



English name Huichol
Native name
SIL code hch
Alternative names andrés cohamiata san, catarina san sebastián-santa, coyultita, del este huichol, del huichol norte, del huichol oeste, del huichol sur, eastern huichol, huichol, huichol western, self-designation wixaritari, vaniuki vizaritari, vaniuqui vixaritari
Speakers L1: 17,800 (ethnologue),
L1: 26,729 (aggregate),
L1: 20,000 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna),
L1: 35,724 (Perfil sociodeomgráfico de la población que habla lengua indígena” . Instituto Nacional)
Country Mexico
Region Central America
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code hch_____________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 4
Primary texts all 5
Lexical resources online 4
Lexical resources all 4
Language descriptions online 6
Language descriptions all 9
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 24
Any resource about the language 66


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 7
Number of words 120,962
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 151,148
In WALS no
In Omniglot no
On yes
Uriel features 210
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no