Digital Language Vitality | Fas

Fas (fqs)



English name Fas
Native name
SIL code fqs
Alternative names aka momu, bembi, eastern fas, fas western, momu
Speakers L1: 2,500 (ethnologue),
L1: 2,500 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 18th Edition” . Lewis, M. Paul, Gary F. Simons, and ),
L1: 2,712 (aggregate),
L1: 5,000 ("Documentation and Description of the Fas language of Papua New Guinea" HRELP Abstract” .),
L1: 1,597 (Sepik languages: checklist and preliminary classification” . Laycock, Donald C. (1973) )
Country Papua New Guinea
Region Melanesia
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code fqs_____________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 50
Primary texts all 50
Lexical resources online 1
Lexical resources all 1
Language descriptions online 7
Language descriptions all 7
Language in online resource 1
Language in any resource 1
Online resource about the language 10
Any resource about the language 11


Source Crubadan
Number of documents None
Number of words None
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 220,476
In WALS no
In Omniglot no
On no
Uriel features 27
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no