Digital Language Vitality | Rarotongan

Rarotongan (rar)



English name Rarotongan
Native name Māori Kūki 'Āirani
SIL code rar
Alternative names 'āirani kūki māori, airani kuki, aitutaki, atiu, cook island, cook islands maori, mangaia, maori, mauke, mitiaro, rarotonga, rarotongan-mangaian
Speakers L1: 39,090 (ethnologue),
L1: 37,260 (aggregate),
L1: 42,669 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 43,000 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 31,622 (Australia and the Pacific” (424-557) . Stephen A Wurm (2007) Routledge),
L1: 33,220 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna)
Country Cook Islands
Region Polynesia
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code rar_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 6b
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 yes

NLP tools

Hunspell status
Hunspell coverage None
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 7
Primary texts all 7
Lexical resources online 6
Lexical resources all 7
Language descriptions online 2
Language descriptions all 2
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 93
Any resource about the language 97


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 52
Number of words 37,772
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers no
In Watchtower yes
Has UDHR translation yes

Indigenous Tweets project

Number of blogs None
Number of posts None
Number of words None
Number of users 1
Number of tweets 389

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 yes
Has Swadesh 207 yes

Other databases

Panlex translations 355,867
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On yes
Uriel features 0
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no