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P - P9999 : Communication, Language (General)

Total of 8 Records
 
Title: Ethnologue

Provider: SIL

Subject Heading/s: Language and languages

LC Class: P

Reference Category: Handbooks

Description: Languages of the world are categorized by 228 countries in this online version of the 13th ed. from SIL International (formerly known as the Summer Institute of Linguistics).


Title: Ethnologue

Provider: SIL

Subject Heading/s: Language and languages

LC Class: P

Reference Category: Handbooks

Description: Languages of the world are categorized by 228 countries in this online version of the 13th ed. from SIL International (formerly known as the Summer Institute of Linguistics).


Title: Modern Language Association Language Map

Provider: Modern Language Association

Subject Heading/s: United States--Languages--Maps

LC Class: P377

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: "Uses data from the 2000 United States census to display the locations and numbers of speakers of thirty languages and three groups of less commonly spoken languages in the United States. Data can be displayed by zip code, town, city or county. Allows for the creation of individualized maps comparing data on speakers of different languages by two age groups (5-17 and 18 and over), numbers of speakers of languages in a specific state, county, zip code, SMSA, or town. Includes charts that illustrate the distribution by percentage of the languages in each state.

Added 4/11/05


Title: Modern Language Association Language Map

Provider: Modern Language Association

Subject Heading/s: United States--Languages--Maps

LC Class: P377

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: "Uses data from the 2000 United States census to display the locations and numbers of speakers of thirty languages and three groups of less commonly spoken languages in the United States. Data can be displayed by zip code, town, city or county. Allows for the creation of individualized maps comparing data on speakers of different languages by two age groups (5-17 and 18 and over), numbers of speakers of languages in a specific state, county, zip code, SMSA, or town. Includes charts that illustrate the distribution by percentage of the languages in each state.

Added 4/11/05


Title: Omniglot

Provider: Omniglot

Subject Heading/s: Writing.

LC Class: P211

Reference Category: Guides

Description: "This website provides a guide to over 200 different alphabets, syllabaries and other writing systems, including a few you will find nowhere else. It also contains details of many of the languages written with those writing systems and links to a wide range of language-related resources, such as fonts, online dictionaries and online language courses."

Copyright Simon Ager 1998-2003


Title: Omniglot

Provider: Omniglot

Subject Heading/s: Writing.

LC Class: P211

Reference Category: Guides

Description: "This website provides a guide to over 200 different alphabets, syllabaries and other writing systems, including a few you will find nowhere else. It also contains details of many of the languages written with those writing systems and links to a wide range of language-related resources, such as fonts, online dictionaries and online language courses."

Copyright Simon Ager 1998-2003


Title: Wiktionary

Provider: Wikimedia Foundation

Subject Heading/s: English language Dictionaries Polyglot;

LC Class: P261

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: A "multilingual dictionary with definitions, etymologies, pronunciations, sample quotations, synonyms, antonyms and translations." This English-language version provides definitions for words in over 120 different languages. Links take you to versions in other languages.

Added 11/15/06


Title: Wiktionary

Provider: Wikimedia Foundation

Subject Heading/s: English language Dictionaries Polyglot;

LC Class: P261

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: A "multilingual dictionary with definitions, etymologies, pronunciations, sample quotations, synonyms, antonyms and translations." This English-language version provides definitions for words in over 120 different languages. Links take you to versions in other languages.

Added 11/15/06