Digital Language Vitality | Afrikaans

Afrikaans (afr)



English name Afrikaans
Native name Afrikaans
SIL code afr
Alternative names afrikaans, afrikaans cape, afrikaans cape east, afrikaans cape eastern, afrikaans cape west, afrikaans cape western, afrikaans orange river
Speakers L1: 7,096,810 (ethnologue),
L2: 10,300,000 (ethnologue)
Country South Africa
Region Southern Africa
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code afr_____________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 yes
Windows language pack yes
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 43,727
Wikipedia real articles 20,665
Wikipedia adjusted size 236,640,884
Wikipedia total 105,445
Wikipedia edits 1,581,463
Wikipedia admins 11
Wikipedia users 84,913
Wikipedia active users 145
Wikipedia images 7,533
Wikipedia depth 30
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status yes
Hunspell coverage 0.81
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 4
Primary texts all 4
Lexical resources online 4
Lexical resources all 7
Language descriptions online 7
Language descriptions all 10
Language in online resource 2
Language in any resource 6
Online resource about the language 388
Any resource about the language 391


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 1,307
Number of words 2,542,223
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers yes
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 None
Number of tweets None

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 yes
Has Swadesh 207 yes

Other databases

Panlex translations 1,309,290
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On yes
Uriel features 195
In Leipzig Corpora yes
In SIREN project no