Category:Nominal Categories
Feature:Definite Articles WALS
Name:No definite or indefinite article
Languages (343):
Conlangs (296):
Miapimoquitch
Qþyn|gài
Poswa
Khafos
Gevey
Every Gevey noun must include its 'status': simple, external, internal or inanimate. The external status may be used to indicate the definiteness of a noun in some circumstances.
Kelenala
Nawe
Viksen
Minza
Ayasthi
Pasgemanh
Héhà
Isuhuwum
Tseeyo
Novegradian
Zhyler
Yanusu
Zhytjetji
Rhean
Jarolim
inapo-sakai
Khangathyagon
Saya
Zelsen
Raitoliste
Tirelat
Senjecas
Songulda
Classical Arithide
Toki Pona
Redspeech
Terpish
Rithande
Modern Arithide
Ngetsurt
Gogido
Cirena
Tsolyani
Shsiwhe Luwur
Sngõlpowhetet
Hacherian
K'tle
Taruven
Velyan
Wenedyk
Lekmokulka
Uscaniv
Ainure
Zhontós
Patakasama
Missa
Nisela
Tseltsolian
Yulasa
FIAL
HAI
Alopian
Sjal
Taiwazaiho
Angosey
SIAL
Nova
Yivrian
Reisu
Neimalu
Surang Jumbar
Wilas
Kono Mai
Ishtol
Kangir
Labasje
Rnihonön
Dzuutani
Proto-Kunnu-lujungo
Toilan
Emnonian
Talmit
Lhueslue
WNBA
Ampizd
Uzkian
Majlang
Kymna
Kēlen
Rou
Klingon
Na'vi
Dahu
Ataican
Aixosixomi
Emyt
South Eresian
Standard Ancaron
Kassunetian
Mîrkšam
Celdirin
Qucheanya
Proto-Ksqrian
Celinese
Baranxe'i
Proto-Aukkangtin
Wanya
Kti
Tmaśareʔ
Sakawi
Salhari
Cerstan
Nevotak
Llapakhi
Verunic
Trikuharric
Lhaa: Siri
Isoldian
Qinuith
Manchu
Arroe
Himmaswa

Definiteness is indicated more or less through topic fronting rather than explicit marking of nouns.

Proto-Frinthan
Ieteje
Simbri
Qitatyattas
Average language
Athah
Frecisce
anotherunnamed
Mithara
Kaynuryos
Ancient Yakim Language
Old Pakhriban
Anikele
Poeplish
Borchennymendi
Kiswona
Dothraki
Fasime
Ebo Lingai
Pupupulandish
Vishak
Modern low Ponuhi
Tatari Faran
Ebisedian
Old Arassenian
Platapapan
Nahakhontl
Başam
Applelang
Ndok Aisô
Doayâu
City Speech
Old Lonmai luna
Meditsrai
Kaujasakka
Sarian
Inilt
Northern Lorkan
Tengan
Ancient
Palethian
Sathura
Interslavic
Bhadlam
Veng
Emeranye
Madekankomi
G70200
Netagin
Coral Reef language
Old Nevotak

on adjectives, for nominative and accusative case only

clikli dialect
Raxic
Ilaini
Satang
Bơlơn
Haneko
Apelcheq Maulochsab
Kamëzet
Rireinutire
Sazhir
Oligo
Guzadinkya
Waku The article ta indicates the singularity of the noun, but is unspecified for definiteness.
Leopardish III
Sunbyaku
Nizhmel
Isolating thing inspired by mesoamerican and southeast asian
Usangtari
Senduri
Ñamu
Avemuacha
Amqoli
Ronc Tyu
Shujum
Khulls
Gammidge
Keihansoukaishi
Telim
Nefer Jed
Damiyaa
Vitran
Jajuna
Lohsee
Laucariman
Minhast
Nuim
Mezhat
Cikap
Old Greedian
Derovian
Maqacho
Salga
Leopardish IV
Suhon
Workinprogressian
Laadan
Mira
Siaswo
Maltcegj
Neoquux
Necarasso Cryssesa
Cheklomino
Mindakri
Temporary1
Settamu
Miirna
Agyiyi
Luquv
Haotyetpi
Yuzojo
Ba'eni
Kaingu
Oklane
Hux Kham
Patuximis
bal'ukbar
Thuun
Naharqan
Lingwa de Planeta
Gjeyejz-sjayajz
Wihri
Nattoretan
Ernalan
Tasza
Kirronga
Leom
Ensurti
Red Creek
Ussaria
Khan Nilau Khaftim
Weakwan
Thulean
Mayato MKII
Pannonian
Gravgaln
Tvern El
Proto-Dahu-Kemba
Common Honey
Firen
Kachan
Selade
Etelegbe
Mesak
Dragonian
Kolyma Ainu
Sape
Xingish
Dhrahhynian
Illicraic
Ancient Caspian
CALS Average Feature Values
Average Conlang
Esperanto 1894
At'ik
Ḍoláh
Anxian
griuskant
Ilcharotic
Atlam
Voksigid
Brasarg
Westlandish
Tadiraki Language
Pandunia (Inflected)
Unish
Grayis
Common Minervan
Bologau
Frater
Eneqa
mundezo
Zdetl
Chlouvanem
Hallon
Choton
Shalolese

Natlangs (47):
Russian
Finnish
Acoma
Apurina
Awa Pit
Burmese
Chukchi
Canela-Kraho
Evenki
Fijian
Grebo
Greenlandic (West)
Hindi
Hixkaryana
Hunzib
Imonda
Ingush
Iraqw
Ket
Kewa
Khalkha
Khasi
Kiowa
Kilivila
Korean
Krongo
Luvale
Mixtec (Chalcatongo)
Ngiyambaa
Nunggubuyu
Oromo (Harar)
Paumari
Piraha
Quechua (Imbabura)
Shipibo-Konibo
Slave
Tiwi
Wari'
Yagua
Yukaghir (Kolyma)
Yoruba
Zulu
Polish
Mundari
Ika
Dani (Lower Grand Valley)
Urubu-Kaapor