Ethnologue: Languages of the Americas and the Pacific, Twenty-First Edition

Ethnologue: Languages of the Americas and the Pacific, Twenty-First Edition

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Overview

Ethnologue is the comprehensive reference work that catalogs all the known living languages in the world today. It has been an active research project for more than 60 years. Thousands of linguists and other researchers all over the world rely on and have contributed to the Ethnologue. It is widely regarded to be the most comprehensive listing of information of its kind.

Ethnologue® is published in three volumes. Each volume is self-contained and can be used independently. This volume catalogs the languages of the Americas and the Pacific. It includes:

Ethnologue is published in three volumes. Each volume is self-contained and can be used independently. This volume catalogs the languages of the Americas and the Pacific. It includes:


  • 2,649 language descriptions organized by continent and country
  • 4,749 primary names, alternate names, and dialect names
  • 81 country overviews with graphical language vitality profiles
  • 75 color maps showing location and distribution of languages


The individual pictured on the front cover is from Tonga; image by Elyse Patten. The fabric wrapping the cover is from the Huaves of San Mateo del Mar, Oaxaca, Mexico, image by Patrick Gourley. The font glyph on the front cover is the Naskapi ANSI “A” with diaeresis. The glyph on the back cover is the SIL Andika Latin “C” with cedilla.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781556714344
Publisher: SIL International, Global Publishing
Publication date: 04/27/2018
Pages: 532
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.13(d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviations

Introduction

How to Use This Book

Part I: Statistical Summaries

Global Summary

Americas

Pacific

Part II: Language Listings

Americas

Pacific

Other Languages

Bibliography

Part III: Language Maps

Americas

Pacific

Part IV: Indexes

Language Name Index

Language Code Index

Country Index

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