Ethnologue 16/17/18th editions: A comprehensive review

@article{Hammarstrm2015Ethnologue1E,
  title={Ethnologue 16/17/18th editions: A comprehensive review},
  author={Harald Hammarstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Language},
  year={2015},
  volume={91},
  pages={723 - 737}
}
<italic>Ethnologue</italic> (<ext-link ext-link-type="uri" xlink:href="http://www.ethnologue.com">http://www.ethnologue.com</ext-link>) is the most widely consulted inventory of the world’s languages used today. The present review article looks carefully at the goals and description of the content of the <italic>Ethnologue</italic>’s 16th, 17th, and 18th editions, and reports on a comprehensive survey of the accuracy of the inventory itself. While hundreds of spurious and missing languages can… 

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