- The Anaphora Typology Database of the Utrecht institute of Linguistics OTS. The Anaphora Typology project is surveying the binding properties of reflexives and reciprocals. The database is focused on reflexives, although some information is also provided on pronouns and reciprocals. It is currently under construction, and only presents preliminary data from a few languages.
- Berlin-Utrecht Reciprocals Survey. Database of the project A typology of reciprocal markers: Analysis and documentation, a collaboration of the Utrecht institute of Linguistics OTS and the Free University of Berlin. The main purpose of the project is to conduct a cross-linguistic survey of reciprocal constructions and collect the results in a database.
The database content is still evolving. The public version available at the moment is a partial copy of the database. Data entry is carried out in the main (full) database (Access by password only).
- Free Personal Pronoun System database. By Norval Smith, University of Amsterdam. 456 languages considered. Search by languages or pronoun form.
- Das grammatische Raritätenkabinett. Rare and unique phenomena from the real of grammar collected and assembled by Frans Plank.
- The Intercontinental Dictionary Serie (IDS Project). General Editor: Bernard Comrie (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology). The purpose of the IDS is to establish a database where lexical material across the continents is organized in such a way that comparisons can be made. Historical studies, comparative, and theoretical linguistic research can be based on this documentation. The purpose also contributes to preserving information on the little-known and "non-prestigious" languages of the world, many of which are becoming extinct.
- Language Typology Database (Caen). Database by CRISCO (Centre de Recherche Inter-langues sur la Signification en Contexte), organised according to: name of language and language code (SIL code and ISO code), name of country and country code, language families and groups, distribution of languages by country, official/national/regional languages by country, typological properties.
- The Leipzig Glossing Rules: Conventions for interlinear morpheme-by-morpheme glosses. The Leipzig Glossing Rules have been developed jointly by the Department of Linguistics of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (Bernard Comrie, Martin Haspelmath) and by the Department of Linguistics of the University of Leipzig (Balthasar Bickel). They consist of ten rules for the "syntax" and "semantics" of interlinear glosses, and an appendix with a proposed "lexicon" of abbreviated category labels.
- Reduplication database. (Institute of Linguistics, Univ-Graz). The objective of the Graz Database on Reduplication is to provide access to reduplication data of the languages of the world. It intends to provide considerable examples described in terms of phonology and morphology, together with information on semantics, diachrony, and productivity. The Database is intended to furnish substantial information on matters from a variety of theoretical approaches.
- Surrey Morphology Group Database. (University of Surrey). The Surrey Morphology Group offers free online databases about linguistic phenomena such as agreement, defectiveness, deponency, suppletion, syncretism, etc.
- Syntactic Structures of the World's Languages (SSWL). A free database that allows users to discover which properties (morphological, syntactic, and semantic) characterize a language, as well as how these properties relate across languages.
- Typological Database of Intensifiers and Reflexives (TDIR). (Universität Jena, Freie Universität Berlin). The database provides information on intensifiers and reflexives as well as on some related domains of grammar such as the middle voice and scalar focus particles. It currently contains information from more than a hundred languages and approximately 600 examples. The data have been obtained from both native speaker consultation and literature on the relevant topics and languages.
- The Universals Archive (Universität Konstanz). (Fachbereich Sprachwissenschaft of the Universität Konstanz). The Universals Archive represents the main result of the"Sprachbaupläne" project, which aim was to collect and document linguistic universals. It is available in the form of a searchable database, enabling its on-line users to retrieve universals in terms of any of the individual words or combinations of words that occur in their formulation or in their documentation. Browsing is also possible.
- The World Atlas of Language Structures Online. A joint effort of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology and the Max Planck Digital Library. The World Atlas of Language Structures (WALS) is a large database of structural (phonological, grammatical, lexical) properties of languages gathered from descriptive materials (such as reference grammars) by a team of 55 authors (many of them the leading authorities on the subject).
- World Loanword Database (WOLD). Edited by Martin Haspelmath and Uri Tadmor (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology). The database provides vocabularies (mini-dictionaries of about 1000-2000 entries) of 41 languages from around the world, with comprehensive information about the loanword status of each word. It allows users to find loanwords, source words and donor languages in each of the 41 languages, but also makes it easy to compare loanwords across languages.
- Linguistic Typlogy (reserved access to Ca' Foscari users)
Editor: De Gruyter
Years: 1997 to present
"Linguistic Typology aims to distinguish itself as a forum for the typological community, catering to its special professional needs. In particular, these concern the empirical dimensions of the typological enterprise and the ensuing demands to coordinate research and keep track of a profusion of data and results".
- THEMES IN TYPOLOGY: Basic Reading List di Frans Plank. (Universität Konstanz). From 1989 to 2006.
- Sign Language Grammar and Typology (SILAGAT).
Istitution: Amsterdam Center for Language and Communications