Years ago, I heard of a website that allowed you to search thousands of described languages by feature, like consonant inventory and word order.

It was an acronym, and I think it had multiple W's in it. What website am I thinking of?


I assume you're referring to the World Atlas of Language Structures a.k.a. WALS.

  • you scooped me by 34 seconds :-) – Ivan Kapitonov Nov 20 '15 at 5:53
  • 34 seconds and a word... – GAM PUB Nov 20 '15 at 15:54
  • Finally. Thank you. For some reason it's terribly hard to find with Google. – Azor Ahai -him- Nov 20 '15 at 17:22

Are you asking about the World Atlas of Linguistic Structures?

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