Digital Language Vitality | Achuar-Shiwiar

Achuar-Shiwiar (acu)



English name Achuar-Shiwiar
Native name
SIL code acu
Alternative names achual, achuale, achuar, achuar-shiwiar, achuara, jivaro, jívaro, maina, mayna, shiwiar
Speakers L1: 7,000 (ethnologue),
L1: 7,054 (aggregate),
L1: 2,600 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 35,000 (South America” (103-196) . Mily Crevels (2007) , C. Moseley · London & New York: Ro),
L1: 5,000 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 5,443 (Language endangerment in South America: The clock is ticking” (167-234) . Crevels, Mily)
Country Peru
Region South America
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code acu_____________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 1
Primary texts all 1
Lexical resources online 3
Lexical resources all 5
Language descriptions online 5
Language descriptions all 5
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 31
Any resource about the language 49


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 6
Number of words 271,689
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers no
In Watchtower no
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 276,299
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On yes
Uriel features 202
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no