Definite Articles WALS

In-depth description: Only at WALS
Values:
Conlangs:
Definite word distinct from demonstrative (149 languages)
Demonstrative word used as definite article (53 languages)
Definite affix (113 languages)
No definite, but indefinite article (38 languages)
No definite or indefinite article (270 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)
Pygal0.00.020.020.040.040.060.060.080.080.0100.0100.0120.0120.0140.0140.0160.0160.0180.0180.0200.0200.0220.0220.0240.0240.0260.0260.0Definite 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 article14952.61538461538461354.150641025641Definite word distinct from demonstrative53191.0769230769231438.76602564102564Demonstrative word used as definite article113329.53846153846155385.8814102564103Definite affix38467.99999999999994451.98717948717945No definite, but indefinite article270606.4615384615385247.49999999999997No definite or indefinite article41113.53846153846153449.34294871794873Definite word distinct from demonstrative7252.0479.31089743589746Demonstrative word used as definite article3390.46153846153845482.83653846153845Definite affix10528.9230769230768476.66666666666663No definite, but indefinite article47667.3846153846154444.0544871794872No definite or indefinite articleConlangNatlang