Development Category

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I’ve talked quite a bit here about the EGIDS, the scale we’ve developed for the Ethnologue that provides us with a way to evaluate the status of a language’s vitality.  The EGIDS was designed to give us a shorthand way to categorize something that is extremely complex.  We don’t conside

In an earlier post I mentioned a new category of information, Status,  in which we provide a measure of the state of endangerment or development of each language

In the first posting to this blog, I mentioned that one of the new features of this edition of the Ethnologue (17th) is the addition of a status category for each language.