Digital Language Vitality | Afar

Afar (aar)



English name Afar
Native name Afar
SIL code aar
Alternative names 'afar af, 'danakil', 'denkel', 'qafár af', adal, af afar, afar central, afar northern, afaraf, aussa, ba'adu, baadu, danakil, denkel, qafar
Speakers L1: 1,379,200 (ethnologue),
L2: 22,848 (ethnologue)
Country Ethiopia
Region Eastern Africa
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code aar_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 2
In no
Vitality (Kornai, 2013) dead

Language packs

Windows10 input method no
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 1
Wikipedia real articles 0
Wikipedia adjusted size 0
Wikipedia total 1,514
Wikipedia edits 2,723
Wikipedia admins 0
Wikipedia users 3,241
Wikipedia active users 1
Wikipedia images 0
Wikipedia depth 0
Has Wikipedia Incubator yes

NLP tools

Hunspell status no
Hunspell coverage None
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 1
Primary texts all 1
Lexical resources online 2
Lexical resources all 2
Language descriptions online 7
Language descriptions all 8
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 13
Any resource about the language 15


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 20
Number of words 17,459
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 yes

Other databases

Panlex translations 993,800
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On no
Uriel features 193
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no