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Languages of the World

Who speaks what and where...

     
6:24 pm on Dec 22, 2000 (gmt 0)

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"The Ethnologue tries to bring together the best information available on the languages of the world"

A breathtaking resource, words fail me.

[sil.org]

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8:45 pm on Dec 22, 2000 (gmt 0)

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>words fail me

How about WOW! For instance, take a look at Top 100 Languages by Population [sil.org]. Now I know where Rencke spends his spare reading time.

11:59 pm on Dec 22, 2000 (gmt 0)

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Outstanding. How do you find this stuff, NFFC? One of these days, you'll have to come clean and let WebmasterWorld's readers in on the secret. Glad to see that my mother tongue made it to 89th place, just behind Bulgarian. Btw: it takes a lot more than IE5 to read
[puckish.com...]
Got hung on the huge flat file and couldn't even adjust font size.
12:12 am on Dec 23, 2000 (gmt 0)

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>let WmW's readers in on the secret

Somehow -having heard the native legends- I doubt we'll ever make it to the source of the Nile.

12:37 am on Dec 23, 2000 (gmt 0)

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I thought that NFFC was the source of the Nile.

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Danke sehr (bolshoya spacebo), NNFC.

That is a fab link.
I looked to see if Nenets was listed as a current language of Russia and there it was! Quite impressive!