Digital Language Vitality | Saliba

Saliba (sbe)



English name Saliba
Native name
SIL code sbe
Alternative names guinea in new papua saliba, guinea language new papua saliba, loga, png saliba, salibainpapuanewguinea
Speakers L1: 2,500 (ethnologue),
L1: 2,500 (aggregate),
L1: 2,500 (Dokumentation Bedrohter Sprachen (DoBeS)” . Dokumentation Bedrohter Sprachen),
L1: 2,500 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna)
Country Papua New Guinea
Region Melanesia
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code sbe_____________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 2
Primary texts all 2
Lexical resources online 1
Lexical resources all 2
Language descriptions online 5
Language descriptions all 6
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 401
Any resource about the language 404


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 75
Number of words 80,232
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 213,134
In WALS no
In Omniglot no
On yes
Uriel features 64
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no