Digital Language Vitality | Erzya

Erzya (myv)



English name Erzya
Native name Эрзянь (Erzjanj Kelj)
SIL code myv
Alternative names dialect northern, ersä-mundart, erza, erza-mordvinisch, erza-mordwinisch, erzia, erzja, erzjanskij jazyk, erzjan΄ kel΄, erzya mordvin, erzya-mordva, erzá, erźa, moksha, mokša, mordua, morduini, mordva, mordve, mordvin, mordvin-erzya, mordvinerzya, mordvinian, mordvinisch, mordwin, mordwinisch, кель эрзянь
Speakers L1: 119,330 (ethnologue),
L1: 696,630 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna),
L1: 400,000 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 500,000 (Adnominal Person in the Morphological System of Erzya” . Jack Rueter (2010) Finno-Ug),
L1: 517,575 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 447,908 (aggregate),
L1: 250,000 (Europe and North Asia” (211-282) . Tapani Salminen (2007) , C. Moseley · London & N)
Country Russia
Region Eastern Europe
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code myv_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 5
In yes
Vitality (Kornai, 2013) borderline

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 yes
Wikipedia articles 3,364
Wikipedia real articles 315
Wikipedia adjusted size 2,541,132
Wikipedia total 7,246
Wikipedia edits 86,854
Wikipedia admins 3
Wikipedia users 6,125
Wikipedia active users 16
Wikipedia images 0
Wikipedia depth 16
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status some tool
Hunspell coverage None
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online None
Primary texts all None
Lexical resources online 1
Lexical resources all 1
Language descriptions online 2
Language descriptions all 2
Language in online resource 0
Language in any resource 1
Online resource about the language 8
Any resource about the language 9


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 3
Number of words 142,096
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers no
In Watchtower yes
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 168,441
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On no
Uriel features 44
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no