Definite Articles WALS

In-depth description: Only at WALS
Values:
Conlangs:
Definite word distinct from demonstrative (159 languages)
Demonstrative word used as definite article (56 languages)
Definite affix (120 languages)
No definite, but indefinite article (39 languages)
No definite or indefinite article (287 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 article15953.49230769230769353.63776467435Definite word distinct from demonstrative56194.26153846153844439.04549718574106Demonstrative word used as definite article120335.03076923076924385.9766148485661Definite affix39475.79999999999995453.1419190565532No definite, but indefinite article287616.5692307692308247.49999999999997No definite or indefinite article41115.43076923076923451.4835164835165Definite word distinct from demonstrative7256.2479.6763602251407Demonstrative word used as definite article3396.96923076923076482.99316537121416Definite affix10537.7384615384615477.1887563655856No definite, but indefinite article47678.5076923076923446.50830876440637No definite or indefinite articleConlangNatlang