Definite Articles WALS

In-depth description: Only at WALS
Values:
Conlangs:
Definite word distinct from demonstrative (170 languages)
Demonstrative word used as definite article (56 languages)
Definite affix (121 languages)
No definite, but indefinite article (39 languages)
No definite or indefinite article (294 languages)
Natlangs:
Definite word distinct from demonstrative (41 languages)
Demonstrative word used as definite article (7 languages)
Definite affix (3 languages)
No definite, but indefinite article (10 languages)
No definite or indefinite article (47 languages)
Pygal002020404060608080100100120120140140160160180180200200220220240240260260280280Definite word distinct…Definite word distinct from demonstrativeDemonstrative word use…Demonstrative word used as definite articleDefinite affixNo definite, but indef…No definite, but indefinite articleNo definite or indefin…No definite or indefinite article17053.49230769230769347.87284144427Definite word distinct from demonstrative56194.26153846153844440.15109890109886Demonstrative word used as definite article121335.03076923076924387.5363029827315Definite affix39475.79999999999995453.9118916797488No definite, but indefinite article294616.5692307692308247.49999999999997No definite or indefinite article41115.43076923076923452.2929748822606Definite word distinct from demonstrative7256.2479.8145604395604Demonstrative word used as definite article3396.96923076923076483.05239403453686Definite affix10537.7384615384615477.3861852433281No definite, but indefinite article47678.5076923076923447.4362244897959No definite or indefinite articleConlangNatlang