Linguasphere Register of the World’s Languages classified index of over 71, ethnolinguistic names; annotated register of 22, languages & dialects; . The Linguasphere Register of the World’s Languages and Speech Communities is the first attempt at a comprehensive and transnational classification of the. The Linguasphere Observatory was created in in Quebec by David Dalby, and was eventually established and registered in France as a non-profit.
|Published (Last):||11 February 2013|
|PDF File Size:||14.80 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||4.89 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
This part of the code is fixed, and is a systematic framework in the classification of the world’s languages.
On the other hand, events and experience have demonstrated that an alternative line of development may be of value in bridging the gap between on the one hand inevitable re-assessments of uncertain or prehistoric linguistic relationships, or revisions of data, and on the other the need to build a coherent and stable framework for the presentation of the realities of modern linguistic geography.
The first letter of this sequence represents an outer unit preferred from to the original term of “outer language”, to avoid the shifting and often emotive applications of the terms “language” and “dialect”.
The Observatoire is a largely voluntary transnational research organisation, created in Quebec in and subsequently based in Normandy linguaspyere Wales. Published on the millennial cusp, this two-volume work is intended as a reference guide to all language forms, language names, and speech communities including those that have become extinct in recent centuries.
Most coding systems for the identification of languages as in the case of ISO are often based on practical abbreviations of language-names in the Latin alphabet. Linguasphere code P see uses. Wylfa Ieithoedd is an international network devoted to the study of world languages.
The Linguascale framework is a referential system covering all languages, as published in the Linguasphere Register in and subsequently refined in The second numeral is used to represent the ten zones into which each geosector is divided for referential purposes.
The divisions of a language into sets, chains, and nets is based on analysis of linguistic similarities from statistics. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Its title in Welsh is Wylfa Ieithoeddliterally linguaspheere “Observatory of languages”, and its publishing associate also in Wales is the Gwasg y Byd Iaithi. The application of the linguascale may be illustrated with the concrete examples below, chosen from within the English language. Each set is divided into one or registed chains represented by the second majuscule and each chain is into one or more nets represented by the third majuscule.
Sadly, it proved impossible for the Observatoire, as a small voluntary research association, to maintain this desirable task. Languages of the world 13th edn. In a century of perhaps the greatest demographic and linguistic changes ever known, it will doubtless be useful to conduct a global review of human ethnolinguistic relationships at broadly spaced intervals.
Views Read Edit View history. Grant in Journal of the Royal Anthropological Society.
Avec le soutien de. Pinguasphere Linguascale Framework uses a decimal structure see below to record both genetic and geographic categories of relationship termed phylozones and geozonesrespectively.
Contact Contact Us Help. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Each of the sets is divided into at least one chainwhich is represented by the second letter, and each chain is divided into at least one netwhich is represented by the third letter. Vajda in Language and by Anthony P.
It is important to record here clearly, and with sincerest gratitude, that the greatly expanded and improved version of this linguasphere. Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus.
Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. The current edition LScomprising substantial materials from the foundation edition ofis published online from as a freely available public resource and an online data-base, compiled and co-ordinated by David Dalby and Pierrick le Feuvre. Initially, it was hoped that this renewed webship might be further developed as a continuously updated bilingual resource, in French as well as English, keeping careful track of all incoming data on the world’s languages.
This page was last edited on 15 Augustat The sector can either be a phylosectorin which the constituent languages are considered to be in a diachronic relationship one with another, or a geosectorin which languages are grouped geographically rather than historically.
Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.
Hebron, Wales, linghasphere vol. The sector can either be classified as a phylosectorwhere its constituent languages are considered to be in a genetic relationship with each other, or a geosectorwhere the languages are grouped by their geographical location rather than their genetic relationships.
Finally, with extreme pleasure, it is possible to announce the first ever publication on this site from April of the original version of the Observatoire’s Language Map of Africacompiled by David Dalby between and The advice and agreement of Wikidata and Wikipedia will of course be necessary for this proposal as a potential subject of debate at a future Wikimania meeting?
Linguasphere Observatory | Languages Wiki | FANDOM powered by Wikia
The research center is currently located in WalesUnited Kingdom. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. This provides a systematic numerical key for the initial classification of any of the world’s languages, following the principles set out in the Linguasphere Register. Articles needing additional references from August All articles needing additional references All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from June Thus, a geozone is more often divided into more sets than a phylozone, because the genetic relationships between languages of the latter usually ensures a greater amount of similarity between its members.
It also offers a strong statement about the intrinsic value of linguistic diversity and the need for international cooperation in documenting it more systematically. For that reason, since Linguasphere codes are now increasingly cited in en. He also replaces the language vs. Within this net, outer languages include:.
The third and final part of the linguascale consists of up to three lowercase letters minusculesused to identify a language or dialect with precision: Each of the zones is divided into at least one set, with each set being represented by the first letter of the second section.
August Learn how and when to remove this template message. The first letter of this section represents the outer language. Sign In Don’t have an account?