Digital Language Vitality | Sinhala

Sinhala (sin)



English name Sinhala
Native name සිංහල
SIL code sin
Alternative names [ˈsiŋɦələ] signhala, chingalese, cingalese, rodiya, singhala, singhalese, sinhala, sinhalese, සිංහල
Speakers L1: 15,613,980 (ethnologue),
L2: 2,000,000 (ethnologue)
Country Sri Lanka
Region Southern Asia
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code sin_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 1
In no
Vitality (Kornai, 2013) living

Language packs

Windows10 input method yes
Mac input no
Ubuntu input yes
Windows language pack no
Mac language pack no
Ubuntu language pack yes
Firefox language pack yes
Firefox dictionary no
Office language pack yes
Office interface pack no


Has Wikipedia yes
Wikipedia articles 13,216
Wikipedia real articles 8,455
Wikipedia adjusted size 144,479,512
Wikipedia total 61,239
Wikipedia edits 399,615
Wikipedia admins 2
Wikipedia users 28,096
Wikipedia active users 73
Wikipedia images 4,213
Wikipedia depth 86
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status yes
Hunspell coverage 0.57
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 1
Primary texts all 1
Lexical resources online 1
Lexical resources all 2
Language descriptions online 6
Language descriptions all 6
Language in online resource 2
Language in any resource 2
Online resource about the language 15
Any resource about the language 16


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 429
Number of words 1,327,438
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers yes
In Watchtower yes
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 no
Has Swadesh 207 no

Other databases

Panlex translations 197
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On no
Uriel features 211
In Leipzig Corpora yes
In SIREN project no