Digital Language Vitality | Tokelau

Tokelau (tkl)



English name Tokelau
Native name Faka-Tokelau
SIL code tkl
Alternative names faka-tokelau, fakaafo, tokelau, tokelauan
Speakers L1: 3,540 (ethnologue),
L1: 4,500 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 3,319 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna),
L1: 4,436 (aggregate),
L1: 3,242 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 8,000 (Tokelau: People, atolls and history” . Peter McQuarrie (2007) Wellington: Peter McQu)
Country Tokelau
Region Polynesia
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code tkl_____________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 yes

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 2
Language descriptions online 2
Language descriptions all 2
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 4
Any resource about the language 4


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 12
Number of words 47,613
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 5
Number of tweets 100

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 no
Has Swadesh 207 no

Other databases

Panlex translations 154,079
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On no
Uriel features 27
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no