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  Ethnologue: Who We Are
The Ethnologue database has been an active research project for more than fifty years.
Each time a new edition of the Ethnologue is published, we include these maps in the printed volumes.
Contact the Ethnologue editor for questions or comments on the language data content
www.ethnologue.com /info.asp   (461 words)

  
 ArcNews Spring 2006 Issue -- Pinpointing the Languages of the World with GIS
In 1992, the project began generating the maps using GIS, and since then increasing numbers of maps have been included with each edition so that now maps are published for most countries of the world.
Every four years, a new edition of the book is published, and the continually updated database is available online at www.ethnologue.com, which includes maps and an extensive bibliography with citations for thousands of published works with additional information about the languages of the world.
Bill Dickson, GMI, says that the worldwide GIS point, polygon, and Ethnologue attribute data from the Language Mapping Project is available to the GIS community as the World Language Mapping System (www.gmi.org/wlms).
www.esri.com /news/arcnews/spring06articles/pinpointing.html   (866 words)

  
 reveries - cool news of the day
Published both print and online, the Ethnologue was started back in 1951 as a way for missionaries to determine "which languages lacked a Bible." That first edition was just ten pages long and documented some 40 languages.
Denny Moore, a linguist, thinks the project, because it was initiated to spread the Bible, actually does more to destroy language and culture than to preserve it.
Not surprisingly, they don't expect the Ethnologue www.ethnologue.com, to be finished until around 2075.
reveries.com /cool_news/2005/july/jul_20b.html   (310 words)

  
 Linguistic Exploration
This is a collaborative project involving researchers at the universities of Bielefeld, Oxford and Cocody, funded by the pilot phase of the VW Foundation's project on Documentation of Endangered Languages.
The STEDT project began in 1987 at UC Berkeley, with the goal of creating an etymological dictionary of Proto-Sino-Tibetan, through the systematic collection, preservation and publication of lexical data from the daughter languages, many of which are undocumented.
The project is coordinated by the Utrecht Institute of Linguistics and currently involves researchers in the Netherlands, Germany and Britain.
www.ldc.upenn.edu /exploration   (4028 words)

  
 Language Mapping Project
The Language Mapping Project is based on the language classifications in SIL's Ethnologue language database.
Global Mapping International uses the Language Mapping Project as the basis for an extensive array of custom maps for churches, mission agencies and mission schools.
The results of the Language Mapping Project are available to Christian ministry organizations as an intregal part of the Global Ministry Mapping System, and available to other users packaged separately as the World Language Mapping System.
www.gmi.org /gmi/lmp.htm   (413 words)

  
 Native Education Resources for the Southwest Region
The Ethnologue refers to a massive database maintained by the Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL) on all the languages in the world, including American Indian languages of the Southwest.
The Ethnologue is available in paperback with a language name index and language family index.
The Less Commonly Taught Languages Project is part of the National Language Resource Center (NLRC), which is a division within the Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition at the University of Minnesota.
www.sedl.org /pubs/lc02/3.html   (1729 words)

  
 E-MELD - Tools & Resources
The Ethnologue codes, however, are intended only to include languages currently in use.
Furthermore, though the Ethnologue categorizes languages by family, language classification is not a major focus - and there is no way to categorize data by family or to indicate varying views of genetic relationships.
LINGUIST and Ethnologue have agreed to merge their codes into a single code-set, which will be known as the Universal Language Code set or ULC.
emeld.org /tools/langsearch.cfm   (382 words)

  
 index2links
Project for the Documentation of the Languages of MesoAmerica (PDLMA) -- directed by Terry Kaufman and John Justeson.
Maya Hieroglyphic Database Project-- directed by Martha Macri, UC-Davis; the goal of the project is to put the entire corpus of Maya glyph texts into a graphics database.
The Taino Language Project-- A project that endeavors to reconstruct the extinct Taino (Arawak) of the Caribbean.
www.stanford.edu /dept/SUSE/Spencer_PRproject/indexlinks.htm   (1428 words)

  
 Archaeology on the Net - Archaeology Resources on the Internet - Linguistics
The Afroasiatic Index Project is a scholarly initiative that aims at creating an etymological database of Afroasiatic languages.
The Chicago Hittite Dictionary Project (CHD) was officially started in 1975 with the awarding of an NEH grant to Harry A. Hoffner and Hans G. Güterbock, the editors.
The goal of the RIM project is to make the inscriptions of the rulers of ancient Mesopotamia available to layman and specialist alike by publishing standard editions of all the texts.
members.tripod.com /~archonnet/linguist.html   (598 words)

  
 Language Log: Ethnologue: Languages of the World: Fifteenth Edition
The fifteenth edition of the Ethnologue has now been published, in both web and print versions.
"The Ethnologue is an encyclopedic 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.
itre.cis.upenn.edu /~myl/languagelog/archives/002137.html   (209 words)

  
 Dongba - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The pages are ruled horizontally with the ideographs written in three or five sections within these rules.
The Ethnologue project claims that it is "not practical for everyday use, but is a system of prompt-illustrations for reciting classic texts", and there are believed to be only three people in Lijiang who are literate in the script.
This page was last modified 12:33, 21 August 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dongba   (368 words)

  
 Project #2
For Project #2, you get to pick your topic—well, out of a list of possible topics.
Another goal of this course is to perform research as part of the General Education program.
Therefore, Project #2 is designed to help you reach both of these goals.
faculty.uca.edu /~lburley/project_1.htm   (396 words)

  
 Untitled Document
One purpose of the project is to use the internet to increase the visibility of scientific research in Brazil.
A project of the Latin American Microfilm Project (LAMP) at the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), this site provides access to full text and images of reports from different government entities from 1821-1993.
The project page indicates that it has not been updated since 1997.
abinia.ucol.mx /producto/1_2/sitiosweb1.htm   (537 words)

  
 Worthy Find - Christian Open Directory Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Ethnologue is a catalogue of more than 6,700 languages spoken in 228 countries.
The Ethnologue Name Index lists over 39,000 language, dialect, and alternate names.
The Ethnologue Language Family Index organizes languages according to language families.
www.worthyfind.com /index.cgi?base=/Society/Ethnicity   (203 words)

  
 BUBL LINK: Literacy
Its activities include funding research and demonstration projects, publishing teaching and learning resources, and running a free national telephone referral service to help adults join basic skills classes.
Research project funded by the US Department of Education's International Studies and Research Program whose goal is to develop a cost-effective, accurate, and flexible means to assess students' reading proficiency and diagnostic tests in French, German, and Spanish using a computer adaptive approach.
A catalogue of all the languages and dialects spoken in the United Kingdom, with details of the numbers of speakers of each language.
bubl.ac.uk /link/l/literacy.htm   (664 words)

  
 A Summary of the Cushite Peoples of Eastern Africa
Peoples are listed with information from the Ethnologue on the language cluster they belong to.
Where information in the Ethnologue excerpt differs, my header information should be taken as updating.
It is likely these figures, from the 1996 Ethnologue, are too high, in light of the attrition of the long war, and successive droughts and famine.
endor.hsutx.edu /~obiwan/articles/cushite.html   (4925 words)

  
 World Language Mapping System User Area: Huffman Language Phyla
To find a specific language, zoom into the map until language names are visible, then use Acrobat's Find (ctrl-F) function to move to the part of the map containing the language you are looking for.
ArcGIS project files and classification data tables are available for both WLMS 3.2 and WLMS 3.0-3.1 (14th Edition Ethnologue).
GIS project files are in.MXD format for use with ESRI's ArcGIS 9.x and require GMI's World Language Mapping System [WLMS] and Seamless Digital Chart of the World [SDCW] data products.
www.gmi.org /wlms/users/huffman   (630 words)

  
 Bloomfield College - Library - BCLEAR
Their goal is to provide free access to a variety of texts from world literature available in several languages and/or editions, with forums for communication regarding these works, for all types of readers.
The Rosetta Project is a global collaboration of language specialists and native speakers working to develop a contemporary version of the historic Rosetta Stone.
Their intention is to create a unique platform for comparative linguistic research and education as well as a functional linguistic tool that might help in the recovery of lost languages in unknown futures.
www.bloomfield.edu /library/bclear/Humanities/language_literature.asp   (783 words)

  
 African Languages
"The CBOLD project was started in 1994 by Larry Hyman and John Lowe to produce in Berkeley a lexicographic database to support and enhance the theoretical, descriptive, and historical linguistic study of the languages in the important Bantu family."
The electronic version from SIL (Summer Institute of Language) of the original printed catalogue of over 6,700 languages spoken in 228 countries, the Ethnologue database provides the Ethnologue Language Name Index, and the Ethnologue Language Family Index.
Maintained by the Kamusi Project at Yale University, it has some chapters on Swahili functional grammar.
www.uflib.ufl.edu /cm/africana/language.htm   (472 words)

  
 HKLNA Project - Singapore's Chinese ethnic resident population by Chinese language or dialect in 2000
HKLNA Project - Singapore's Chinese ethnic resident population by Chinese language or dialect in 2000
Ethnologue's method of reporting linguistic data for Singapore and the Singapore Statistics Department's method of reporting differ considerably.
In order to compare the data shown in graphs 51a and 51b with that provided above, the following guide obtained from Ethnologue is useful:
homepage.mac.com /moogoonghwa/earth/current/hklna/ff/data/graphs/supplements/graph72.html   (244 words)

  
 Cover Pages: Language Identifiers in the Markup Context
Data providers in general fields may find that the code identifiers used in the two largest projects -- with classification for 7,000 or 70,000 languages/dialects -- are too heavy for their purposes.
For instance, SIL has been involved in projects in some 1,600 different languages, of which about 1,100 are current, and new projects are begun regularly.
The Ethnologue's inventory and identifiers have been used in a number of research efforts and publications conducted by various agencies.
xml.coverpages.org /languageIdentifiers.html   (14038 words)

  
 The Languages of Tanzania: web links
The languages of Tanzania, according to SIL's Ethnologue.
"The 'Languages of Tanzania' project: background, resources and perspectives" by Karsten Legère (2002).
We try to put emphasis on the languages that are generally neglected.
www.african.gu.se /tanzania/weblinks.html   (3685 words)

  
 MDC North Campus: Learning Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
A database of languages spoken thoughout the world.
This project has been ongoing for over 50 years and is updated every four years.
This project from the Yale University Program in African Languages is an online Swahili language dictionary.
www.mdc.edu /north/library/links.asp?pageid=31   (135 words)

  
 UCLA Language Materials Project Language Report Page
Many of the languages in this list are also commonly known by other names.
To find alternate names, we recommend you consult the SIL Ethnologue database or the MARC Code List for Languages.
If you are interested in teaching materials for languages that are not on this list, you may want to look for records in the CAL Database.
www.lmp.ucla.edu /Reports.aspx?menu=002   (202 words)

  
 NHV (New Hacker Version) Bible Transliteration-Christian Hackers' Association
There exists over 6800 main languages and 41,000 dialects or alternate names according to Ethnologue language name index.
There have been other programming projects related to the Bible.
Christ on a Disk and technical details on how the programmer developed his own custom block encoding compression methods and pattern replacement algorithms to fit the Bible and Scripture search software on a floppy!:
www.christianhacker.org /html/NHV.html   (587 words)

  
 Indo-European Language Family
The only attested East Germanic language is Gothic, the no-longer spoken language of the various Gothic peoples who migrated into Roman territories and created havoc in the Roman Empire.
Dictionary of Old English Project (University of Toronto)
NOTE: This site seems to be moving around as it is a collaborative project.
www.utexas.edu /cola/centers/lrc/iedocctr/ie-lg/Germanic.html   (163 words)

  
 Open Directory - Science: Social Sciences: Linguistics: Languages: Natural: Sign Languages
Ethnologue Language Family Index: Deaf Sign Language - Index of world signed languages from Ethnologue: Languages of the World, Joseph E. Grimes and Barbara F. Grimes, Editors, 14th Edition 2002.
Indic Fingerspelling Project - Project to devise a common fingerspelling system for the Indian subcontinent, bridging the Hindi, Bengali, Gujurati, Punjabi and other sign languages of India.
Maritime Sign Language Project Report - Study of a minority sign language in Eastern Canada.
dmoz.org /Science/Social_Sciences/Linguistics/Languages/Natural/Sign_Languages   (503 words)

  
 Martindale's Language Center: Writing Systems, Ethnologue, Sounds of Animals
Ethnologue Languages of the World & U.S. Language Census
ETHNOLOGUE LANGUAGES OF THE WORLD - Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL), Dallas, Texas Multimedia Ethnologue Languages of the World (Text & Images).
WHALE ACOUSTICS PROJECT - Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL) & the National Marine Mammal Laboratory (NMML), NOAA Multimedia Whale Sounds Teaching Modules (Text, Images & Audio/Sound).
www.martindalecenter.com /Language_5_Writing.html   (1095 words)

  
 Joshua Project - Unreached Peoples Links
And in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed."
Note: Most of the above links point to documents and sites which are not located within the Joshua Project internet domain, and are therefore not managed or controlled by Joshua Project.
A link to a document or site other than those within the Joshua Project domain does not necessarily imply that Joshua Project
www.icta.net /joshuaproject/links.php   (171 words)

  
 Most Widely Spoken Languages
Click here to see the full data from Comrie (1998), Weber (1997), and the Summer Institute for Linguistics (SIL) 1999 Ethnologue Survey as well as charts comparing the number of speakers of each language and the number of countries using each language.
The Summer Institute for Linguistics (SIL) Ethnologue Survey (1999) lists the following as the top languages by population:
This site has been optimized for 800 x 600 16 bit color or higher displays.
www2.ignatius.edu /faculty/turner/languages.htm   (426 words)

  
 Katalog Dmoz - Open Directory > Society > Ethnicity
Ethnic Minority Section of the NCFR - Ethnic Minority Family research, policy, education, advocacy, therapy, etc. A Section of the National Council on Family Relations.
Ethnologue: Languages of the World - The Ethnologue is a catalogue of more than 6,700 languages spoken in 228 countries.
Help build the largest human-edited directory on the web.
www.napad.pl /dmoz/Top/Society/Ethnicity   (182 words)

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