Digital Language Vitality | Akan

Akan (aka)



English name Akan
Native name Akan
SIL code aka
Alternative names abura fanti, achanti, agona, ahafo, akan, akuapem, akuapim, akwapem twi, akwapi, akyem, akyem bosome, anomabo fanti, asante, asanti, asen, ashante twi, bono, dankyira, fante, fanti, gomua, kwahu, kwawu, mfantse, twi
Speakers L1: 8,314,600 (ethnologue),
L2: 1,000,000 (ethnologue)
Country Ghana
Region Western Africa
Champion N/A
ISO scope M
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code aka_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 3
In no
Vitality (Kornai, 2013) living

Language packs

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


Has Wikipedia yes
Wikipedia articles 270
Wikipedia real articles 23
Wikipedia adjusted size 212,506
Wikipedia total 1,862
Wikipedia edits 20,823
Wikipedia admins 0
Wikipedia users 6,389
Wikipedia active users 17
Wikipedia images 0
Wikipedia depth 0
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status yes
Hunspell coverage 0.61
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 3
Primary texts all 3
Lexical resources online 1
Lexical resources all 2
Language descriptions online 12
Language descriptions all 16
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 28
Any resource about the language 40


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 176
Number of words 267,975
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 38
Number of tweets 33,055

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 no
Has Swadesh 207 no

Other databases

Panlex translations 74,312
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On no
Uriel features 244
In Leipzig Corpora yes
In SIREN project yes