Digital Language Vitality | Veps

Veps (vep)



English name Veps
Native name Vepsän
SIL code vep
Alternative names 'chudy', 'chuhari', 'chukhari', central veps, chudj, chudy, chuhari, chukhari, jazyk vepsskij, keli vepsän, kel’ vepsän, lüd, lüüd, l΄üd'ikel΄, north veps, northern veps, prionezh, southern veps, veps, vepse, vepsian, vepsisch, vepsy, vepsä, vesj, wepsisch
Speakers L1: 1,640 (ethnologue),
L1: 6,355 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 3,600 (Veps language: An Overview of a Language in Context” . Puura, Ulriikka (2012) , Laakso),
L1: 1,640 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 18th Edition” . Lewis, M. Paul, Gary F. Simons, and ),
L1: 3,613 (The Veps language in Russia: ELDIA Case-Specific Report” . Ulriikka Puura and Heini Karj),
L1: 6,000 (Europe and North Asia” (211-282) . Tapani Salminen (2007) , C. Moseley · London & N),
L1: 3,100 (The Red Book of the Peoples of the Russian Empire” . Andrew Humphreys and Krista Mits ·),
L1: 5,753 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 3,931 (aggregate)
Country Russia
Region Eastern Europe
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code vep_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 6b
In yes
Vitality (Kornai, 2013) borderline

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 yes
Wikipedia articles 5,315
Wikipedia real articles 703
Wikipedia adjusted size 5,946,964
Wikipedia total 13,158
Wikipedia edits 89,282
Wikipedia admins 0
Wikipedia users 6,702
Wikipedia active users 23
Wikipedia images 0
Wikipedia depth 15
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status no
Hunspell coverage None
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 1
Primary texts all 1
Lexical resources online 1
Lexical resources all 1
Language descriptions online 2
Language descriptions all 2
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 3
Any resource about the language 4


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 2
Number of words 30,640
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers no
In Watchtower no
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 21,380
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On no
Uriel features 0
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no