Glottopedia is a wiki devoted to linguistics.

Type of site
Wiki for linguistics
Available inEnglish, German, etc.
RegistrationOptional (required to edit pages)
Users356 [1]
Launched27 May 2007
Current statusActive
Content license
Creative Commons CC-BY-SA[2]

Glottopedia was created on 27 May 2007 as a merger of two earlier projects, WikiLingua at the University of Trier (created in 2005), and Linguipedia at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig (created in 2006).[2] Many or most of its topics are as of May 2016 treated on two pages, in English and German respectively. The content is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 licence.[2]

It is implemented with the MediaWiki wiki engine, and limits editing to registered contributors with their real names.[2] As of 2021, it has about 3,200 content pages by 356 registered users.[3]


  1. ^ "Statistics-Glottopedia". Retrieved 14 April 2021.
  2. ^ a b c d "Glottopedia:About". Glottopedia. Retrieved 2017-03-29.
  3. ^ "Statistics - Glottopedia". Retrieved 14 April 2021.

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