Communities developing resources and competencies for using their languages
Foundational understanding for language development work of all kinds
Publications, fonts and computer tools for language development, translation and research
SIL offers training in disciplines relevant to sustainable language development.
7,099 languages are spoken or signed. CLICK for map of world languages & regional websites.
SIL's dedication to language development past and present
The Dictionary Development Program explained in this article provides the linguistic expertise behind the computer program "SIL FieldWorks Language Explorer 1.0", released October 2001 on the SIL web site.