Digital Language Vitality | Abau

Abau (aau)



English name Abau
Native name
SIL code aau
Alternative names abau, abau central, border down-river, djarok, down-river, green river, up-river
Speakers L1: 7,270 (ethnologue),
L1: 7,700 (Abau Grammar” . Lock, Arnold (Arjen) Hugo (2011) SIL-PNG Academic Publications),
L1: 6,336 (aggregate),
L1: 4,545 (Sepik languages: checklist and preliminary classification” . Laycock, Donald C. (1973) ),
L1: 7,270 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 18th Edition” . Lewis, M. Paul, Gary F. Simons, and )
Country Papua New Guinea
Region Melanesia
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code aau_____________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 3
Primary texts all 3
Lexical resources online 5
Lexical resources all 5
Language descriptions online 7
Language descriptions all 9
Language in online resource 1
Language in any resource 1
Online resource about the language 6
Any resource about the language 15


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 280
Number of words 293,028
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 yes
Has Swadesh 207 no

Other databases

Panlex translations 436,538
In WALS no
In Omniglot no
On yes
Uriel features 194
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no