Digital Language Vitality | Kven Finnish

Kven Finnish (fkv)



English name Kven Finnish
Native name Kväänin kieli
SIL code fkv
Alternative names fennic north, fennic northern, finnish kven, finnish north, finnish northern, kieli kväänin, kven
Speakers L1: 1,500 (ethnologue),
L1: 6,500 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 5,017 (aggregate),
L1: 3,872 (The Kven Language: An Overview of a Language in Context” . Anna-Kaisa Räisänen and Niina)
Country Norway
Region Northern Europe
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code fkv_____________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 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 1
Lexical resources all 1
Language descriptions online 1
Language descriptions all 1
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 2
Any resource about the language 2


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 51
Number of words 9,202
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 12
Number of tweets 715

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 no
Has Swadesh 207 no

Other databases

Panlex translations 1,567
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On no
Uriel features 0
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no