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Ethnologue: Languages of the World

Encyclopedic reference work cataloging all of the world’s known living languages.

Publication Details

  • Subscription Type SUBSCRIPTION
  • Publisher SIL International
  • Notes
    • Modern/Contemporary Languages
  • Languages English
  • Resource Types Reference Source
  • Description The Ethnologue is an encyclopedic reference work cataloging all of the world’s 7,139 known living languages. The Ethnologue is intended to be used as a catalog that provides summary data of identified languages. Information comes from numerous sources and is confirmed by consulting both reliable published sources and a network of field correspondents. (Updated yearly)