Digital Language Vitality | Tok Pisin

Tok Pisin (tpi)



English name Tok Pisin
Native name Tok Pisin
SIL code tpi
Alternative names [ˌtokpiˈsin] pisin tok, english, english guinea new pidgin, english melanesian, n tɒk ˈp, neomelanesian, pidgin, pisin, tokpisin
Speakers L1: 122,000 (ethnologue),
L2: 4,000,000 (ethnologue)
Country Papua New Guinea
Region Melanesia
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code tpi_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 1
In no
Vitality (Kornai, 2013) living

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 yes
Wikipedia articles 1,337
Wikipedia real articles 50
Wikipedia adjusted size 383,714
Wikipedia total 6,276
Wikipedia edits 81,287
Wikipedia admins 0
Wikipedia users 7,090
Wikipedia active users 10
Wikipedia images 0
Wikipedia depth 177
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status yes
Hunspell coverage 0.67
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 154
Primary texts all 157
Lexical resources online 13
Lexical resources all 21
Language descriptions online 44
Language descriptions all 52
Language in online resource 397
Language in any resource 516
Online resource about the language 52
Any resource about the language 125


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 224
Number of words 1,180,185
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers yes
In Watchtower yes
Has UDHR translation yes

Indigenous Tweets project

Number of blogs 5
Number of posts 50
Number of words 11,313
Number of users 9
Number of tweets 120

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 no
Has Swadesh 207 no

Other databases

Panlex translations 336,632
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On no
Uriel features 194
In Leipzig Corpora yes
In SIREN project no