The personal website of Robert Beard, devoted to the study of morphology, especially Beard's theory of 'Lexeme-Morpheme Base Morphology'. It is linked to an index of on-line dictionaries and grammars, and several pages of linguistic fun.
low-cost, no-nonsense, user-friendly computer programs to help beginning and intermediate students master the vocabulary and/or basic grammar of a variety of ancient, medieval, and modern languages.
Information on less-commonly taught languages.
A different world language is examined each week. Includes archives of past weeks.
Introduction to the major language families, including Indo-European, Uralic, Altaic, and Afro-Asiatic.
Extensive information and web links on languages.
Estimates for the world's top 20 languages (given in millions) on the basis of the number of mother-tongue (first-language) speakers and population estimates for those countries where the language has official status.
Multilingual corpus server located at the Department of General Linguistics, University of Helsinki. Contains some samples from the rarer languages.
30,000 selected links to as many as 400 different languages, plus the first internet library of multilingual parallel texts.
How to say hello, please, thank you, and other basic social phrases, in hundreds of languages. Includes links to dictionaries, phrase guides, and other resources for many of the world's languages and countries.