Digital Language Vitality | Bukiyip

Bukiyip (ape)



English name Bukiyip
Native name
SIL code ape
Alternative names arapesh, arapesh coastal, arapesh mountain, arapeshmountain, bukiyúp, kavu, kawu
Speakers L1: 16,200 (ethnologue),
L1: 12,000 (Australasia and the Pacific” (425-577) . Stephen Wurm (2007) , Christopher Moseley · ),
L1: 12,125 (aggregate),
L1: 9,486 (Arapesh and Bukiyip (Mountain Arapesh) Comparative Grammar Notes” . Conrad, Bob and Alui),
L1: 10,304 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 10,304 (Sepik languages: checklist and preliminary classification” . Laycock, Donald C. (1973) ),
L1: 16,233 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 16,200 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 18th Edition” . Lewis, M. Paul, Gary F. Simons, and )
Country Papua New Guinea
Region Melanesia
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code ape_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 6b
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 2
Primary texts all 2
Lexical resources online 3
Lexical resources all 3
Language descriptions online 9
Language descriptions all 14
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 10
Any resource about the language 15


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 265
Number of words 304,020
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 62,368
In WALS yes
In Omniglot no
On yes
Uriel features 97
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no