Digital Language Vitality | Balkan Romani

Balkan Romani (rmn)



English name Balkan Romani
Native name Ρομανί
SIL code rmn
Alternative names ajia romani varvara, arlija, balkan, balkan cyrillic romany, balkan romani, balkan romani:, beás, bugurdzi romani, bulgarian east romani, bulgarian eastern romani, bulgarian romany, cigány, dzambazi, erli, european romany, greek north romani, greek northern romani, greek romani, greek romani south, greek romani southern, gypsy, ironworker romani, macedonian romany, paspatian, roma, romani, romani tinners, romaniajiavarvara, romanibugurdzi, romany, ursári, usari, zigeuner
Speakers L1: 589,800 (ethnologue),
L2: 200,000 (ethnologue),
L1: 1,800 (Balkan Romani: The dialect of Ajios Athanasios/Greece” . Irene Sechidou (2011) LINCO),
L1: 87,465 (aggregate),
L1: 523,900 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 709,570 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna)
Country Serbia
Region Southern Europe
Champion Romany (rom)
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code rmn_____________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 yes

NLP tools

Hunspell status
Hunspell coverage None
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 8
Primary texts all 8
Lexical resources online 7
Lexical resources all 7
Language descriptions online 12
Language descriptions all 12
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 12
Any resource about the language 13


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 22
Number of words 426
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 30,275
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On yes
Uriel features 0
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no