Digital Language Vitality | Burmese

Burmese (mya)



English name Burmese
Native name မြန်မာဘာသာ
SIL code mya
Alternative names [mjəmà bàðà] mlct, bama, bamachaka, beik, bhasa myanma, burmese, burmese mandalay, burmese modern, burmese nuclear, burmese rangoon, burmese rangoon spoken, burmese spoken, burmese spoken standard, burmese yangon, burmese ဗမာ, danu, merguese, mergui, myanmar, myen, yaw, မြန်မာဘာသာ, ယော
Speakers L1: 32,035,300 (ethnologue),
L2: 10,000,000 (ethnologue),
L1: 9,000 (East and Southeast Asia” (349-424) . David Bradley (2007) , C. Moseley · London & N),
L1: 9,000 (aggregate)
Country Myanmar
Region South-Eastern Asia
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code mya_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 1
In yes
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 no
Firefox dictionary no
Office language pack no
Office interface pack no


Has Wikipedia yes
Wikipedia articles 34,111
Wikipedia real articles 9,678
Wikipedia adjusted size 226,485,555
Wikipedia total 64,752
Wikipedia edits 352,994
Wikipedia admins 5
Wikipedia users 41,081
Wikipedia active users 76
Wikipedia images 3,504
Wikipedia depth 4
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status no
Hunspell coverage None
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 17
Primary texts all 17
Lexical resources online 3
Lexical resources all 6
Language descriptions online 11
Language descriptions all 17
Language in online resource 1
Language in any resource 2
Online resource about the language 34
Any resource about the language 46


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 4
Number of words 1,067
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 yes
Has Swadesh 207 yes

Other databases

Panlex translations 184,220
In WALS yes
In Omniglot yes
On yes
Uriel features 267
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no