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All the Words in the World: Help Build Our Linguistic Database in Honor of MLK

Here at the PanLex Project we are working to build a massive database of all of the words of all of the world’s languages—a weighty and...


Here at the PanLex Project we are working to build a massive database of all of the words of all of the world’s languages—a weighty and ambitious goal, given that there are as many as 7,000 different languages spoken on Planet Earth, and many, many dialects among them.

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Help Build a Vibrantly Multilingual World

This tremendous richness of human linguistic diversity took thousands of years to develop, yet it is rapidly disappearing.


Most people don’t know this, but there are a lot more languages spoken in the world than the ones we hear every day. In fact, there are around 7,000 different languages, and each one tells a part of the story of our human experience on Planet Earth.

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