Digital Language Vitality | Faroese

Faroese (fao)



English name Faroese
Native name Eesti keel
SIL code fao
Alternative names faroese, faroese føroyskt, føroyskt
Speakers L1: 66,150 (ethnologue)
Country Denmark
Region Northern Europe
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code fao_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 2
In no
Vitality (Kornai, 2013) living

Language packs

Windows10 input method yes
Mac input no
Ubuntu input yes
Windows language pack no
Mac language pack no
Ubuntu language pack yes
Firefox language pack no
Firefox dictionary yes
Office language pack no
Office interface pack no


Has Wikipedia yes
Wikipedia articles 12,418
Wikipedia real articles 3,434
Wikipedia adjusted size 28,091,824
Wikipedia total 37,224
Wikipedia edits 341,882
Wikipedia admins 2
Wikipedia users 15,661
Wikipedia active users 49
Wikipedia images 0
Wikipedia depth 37
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status yes
Hunspell coverage 0.77
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 1
Primary texts all 1
Lexical resources online 3
Lexical resources all 3
Language descriptions online 2
Language descriptions all 3
Language in online resource 4
Language in any resource 4
Online resource about the language 11
Any resource about the language 12


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 1,897
Number of words 1,160,834
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 868,508
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On yes
Uriel features 33
In Leipzig Corpora yes
In SIREN project no