Digital Language Vitality | Iatmul

Iatmul (ian)



English name Iatmul
Native name
SIL code ian
Alternative names 2 no. sepik, big sepik, gepma kwudi, gepma kwundi, iatmul, iatmül, kwundi ngepma, middle sepik, nyaura, palimbei
Speakers L1: 8,440 (ethnologue),
L1: 46,000 (A grammar of Iatmul” . Jendraschek, Gerd (2012)),
L1: 8,440 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 18th Edition” . Lewis, M. Paul, Gary F. Simons, and ),
L1: 15,633 (aggregate),
L1: 9,842 (Sepik languages: checklist and preliminary classification” . Laycock, Donald C. (1973) )
Country Papua New Guinea
Region Melanesia
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code ian_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 5
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 3
Primary texts all 3
Lexical resources online 8
Lexical resources all 8
Language descriptions online 5
Language descriptions all 5
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 22
Any resource about the language 32


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 289
Number of words 218,163
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 no
Has Swadesh 207 no

Other databases

Panlex translations 93,729
In WALS no
In Omniglot no
On yes
Uriel features 14
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no