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Ethnologue: Languages of the World
By Barbara F. Grimes (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Intl Academic Bookstore
Publication date January 1, 2005
Binding Hardcover
Edition 15
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781556711596
ISBN-10 155671159X
Dimensions 2.25 by 7.25 by 10 in.
Weight 5 lbs.
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Original list price $60.00
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Summaries and Reviews
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The 16th edition is now available, ISBN 9781556712166

The Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 15th edition is a comprehensive reference volume that catalogs all the known living languages in the world today. The Ethnologue has been an active research project for more than fifty 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. A new edition is published approximately every four years.

Features

  • 6,912 language descriptions organized by continent and country
  • 39,491 primary names, alternate names, and dialect names
  • 208 color maps showing location and distribution of languages
  • Unique three-letter identifier for each language from the International Standard ISO 639-3
  • Statistical summaries with numerical tabulations of living languages and number of speakers by continent, by language size, by language family, and by country
  • Quality 7"x10" hardbound single volume

Table of Contents

Abbreviations
Introduction
Statistical Summaries

Part I: Languages of the World

Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Pacific
Bibliography

Part II: Language Maps

Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Pacific

Part III: Indexes

Language Name Index
Language Code Index
Country Index

The 16th edition is now available, ISBN 9781556712166



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