Digital Language Vitality | Rapanui

Rapanui (rap)



English name Rapanui
Native name 'Arero rapa nui
SIL code rap
Alternative names easter island, nui rapa, pascuense, rapanui, sprache öster-insel
Speakers L1: 2,700 (ethnologue),
L1: 3,390 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna),
L1: 2,689 (aggregate),
L1: 2,000 (Linguistic purism in Rapa Nui political discourse” (49-69) . Miki Makihara , Miki Maki),
L1: 2,449 (Australia and the Pacific” (424-557) . Stephen A Wurm (2007) Routledge),
L1: 2,500 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 3,392 (World Oral Literature Project” .)
Country Chile
Region South America
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code rap_____________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 24
Primary texts all 24
Lexical resources online 3
Lexical resources all 3
Language descriptions online 5
Language descriptions all 9
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 5
Any resource about the language 46


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 9
Number of words 2,602
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers no
In Watchtower yes
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 935,471
In WALS yes
In Omniglot yes
On no
Uriel features 107
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no