New edition of WALS online

Matthew Dryer dryer at BUFFALO.EDU
Fri May 6 20:05:08 UTC 2011

We are happy to announce the release of a new edition of the online 
World Atlas of Language Structures (  Among the 
features of the new edition:

* There are two new chapters (chapter 143 on Order of Negative Morpheme 
and Verb, and chapter 144 on Position of Negative Word With Respect to 
Subject, Object, and Verb, both with many new maps)
* New data for some chapters has been added. WALS Online now includes 
76492 datapoints for 2678 languages. The feature with the most languages 
(Order of Object and Verb) now has data for 1519 languages.
* Additional maps have been added to chapters 81 (Order of Subject, 
Object and Verb) and 90 (Order of Relative Clause and Noun).
* The genealogical classification of languages, including genera, has 
been updated.
* For some of the features, WALS now includes examples supplied by the 

Matthew Dryer and Martin Haspelmath,
The Editors.

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