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The Swadesh list contains a list of words that are supposed to be stable over language evolution.

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Database of Swadesh lists

Do anyone know where to find the most extensive collection of Swadesh lists? And with how many different languages in the collection?
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List of 1000 most common words across all languages [closed]

What words are the most common across languages? Is there a list of 100 or 1000?
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