Digital Language Vitality | Qimant

Qimant (ahg)



English name Qimant
Native name
SIL code ahg
Alternative names "kara", achpar, agaw western, chemant, dambya, dembiya, dembya, falasha, falaša, hwarasa, k'emant, kamant, kara, kayla, kemanat, kemant, kimant, kimanteney, kwolacha, kwolasa, qemant, qimant, quara, qwara, qwarenya, qwarina, semyen
Speakers L1: 1,650 (ethnologue),
L2: 3,181 (ethnologue),
L1: 1,625 (The Kemantney Language: A Sociolinguistic and Grammatical Study of Language Replacement” ),
L1: 300 (ELF Grant Abstract: Recording the Last Fluent Speakers of Kemantney” . Zelealem Leyew (),
L1: 3,162 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna),
L1: 1,650 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 1,600 (Africa” (579-634) . Gerrit J. Dimmendaal and Erhard F. K. Voeltz (2007) , C. Moseley ),
L1: 1,650 (1994 Population and Housing Census of Ethiopia, Results at Country Level” . Central Sta),
L1: 1,500 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 350,000 (First report on a survey of the Shinasha and Agew dialects and languages” (1-8) . Zelea),
L1: 1,500 (One Thousand Languages: Living, Endangered, and Lost” . Peter Austin (2008) Universi),
L1: 2,715 (aggregate),
L1: 4,123 (A survey on language death in Africa” (402) . Sommer, Gabriele (1992) , Brenzinger, M),
L1: 30 (Africa” ( ch. 7) . Gerrit J. Dimmendaal and F. K. Erhard Voeltz (2007) , Christopher ),
L1: 6 (Language Death: The Case of Qwarenya (Ethiopia)” (143-162) . David L. Appleyard (1998)),
L1: 13 (aggregate)
Country Ethiopia
Region Eastern Africa
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code ahg_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 8b
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 None
Primary texts all None
Lexical resources online 2
Lexical resources all 3
Language descriptions online 3
Language descriptions all 5
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 4
Any resource about the language 5


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 yes

Other databases

Panlex translations 357
In WALS no
In Omniglot no
On no
Uriel features 215
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no