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PanAfriL10n - PanAfrLoc - Kabuverdianu

This language is part of the More Languages section


1.  Classification / Classification

According to Ethnologue - Classification: Creole, Portuguese based

2.  Where Spoken / Localisation géographique

Cape Verde

3.  Number of Speakers / Nombre de locuteurs

According to Ethnologue - Population: 393,943 in Cape Verde Islands (1998 S. Graham). Population total all countries: 926,078.

4.  Dialect Survey / Enquête de dialecte

(What is the relationship to other Portuguese-based creoles in the region?)

5.  Usage / Utilisation

Main language of Cape Verde.

6.  Orthography / Orthographe

6.1  Status / Statut

6.2  Sample Alphabet / Alphabet exemple

Geonames "Unicode test page... : Capeverdian Creole alphabet - alfabétu kriolu kabuverdianu" http://www.geonames.de/alphce.html#kea

7.  Use in ICT / Utilisation dans les TIC

7.1  Fonts / Polices

A standard Latin font probably would suffice (need more info)

7.2  Keyboard layouts / Dispositions de clavier

Keyboard arrangements or software for the language.

7.3  Content on computers & internet / Contenu en informatique et sur l'Internet

7.4  Localized software / Logiciels localisés

None known of

7.5  Language codes / Codes de langue

ISO/DIS 639-3: kea

7.6  Locales / Paramètres régionaux

7.7  Other / Autre

8.  Localisation resources / Ressources pour localisation

8.1  Individuals (experts) / Individuelles (experts)

8.2  Institutions / Institutions

8.3  On the internet / Sur la toile

9.  Comments / Remarques

Need to determine if this should be grouped with other Portuguese-based creoles in Africa (notably in Guinea Bissau and São Tomé e Príncipe?).

10.  References / Références

SIL International, Ethnologue: Languages of the World, "Kabuverdianu," http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=kea

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