Digital Language Vitality | French

French (fra)



English name French
Native name Français
SIL code fra
Alternative names acadian, acadien, angevin, barthélemy patois saint, berrichon, bourbonnais, bourguignon, canada french, dgernesiais, franc-comtois, france french, franche-comtois, franco-ontarien, franco-terreneuvien, francés, français, français french, french, french northern, french standard, fribourgois, gallo, jurassien, jèrriais, le sous vent, lorraine, norman, normand, poitevin, québécois, saintongeais, serquiais, shippagan
Speakers L1: 75,916,150 (ethnologue),
L2: 50,000,000 (ethnologue),
L1: 0 (aggregate),
L1: 11,100 (aggregate),
L1: 11,100 (Europe and North Asia” (211-282) . Tapani Salminen (2007) , C. Moseley · London & N),
L1: 282,842 (aggregate),
L1: 282,842 (Gallo et Breton, complémentarité ou concurrence?” (75-109) . Chevalier, Gwendal (2008))
Country France
Region Western Europe
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code fra_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 0
In yes
Vitality (Kornai, 2013) living

Language packs

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


Has Wikipedia yes
Wikipedia articles 3,619
Wikipedia real articles 637
Wikipedia adjusted size 3,326,739
Wikipedia total 8,030
Wikipedia edits 205,948
Wikipedia admins 0
Wikipedia users 7,855
Wikipedia active users 15
Wikipedia images 0
Wikipedia depth 38
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status no
Hunspell coverage 0.81
TreeTagger yes

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 2,737
Primary texts all 2,737
Lexical resources online 20
Lexical resources all 73
Language descriptions online 13
Language descriptions all 15
Language in online resource 2,296
Language in any resource 3,393
Online resource about the language 2,046
Any resource about the language 2,160


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 684
Number of words 142,175
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers yes
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 3
In WALS yes
In Omniglot yes
On yes
Uriel features 272
In Leipzig Corpora yes
In SIREN project no