lingtypology: Linguistic Typology and Mapping

Provides R with the Glottolog database <> and some more abilities for purposes of linguistic mapping. The Glottolog database contains the catalogue of languages of the world. This package helps researchers to make a linguistic maps, using philosophy of the Cross-Linguistic Linked Data project <>, which allows for while at the same time facilitating uniform access to the data across publications. A tutorial for this package is available on GitHub pages <> and package vignette. Maps created by this package can be used both for the investigation and linguistic teaching. In addition, package provides an ability to download data from typological databases such as WALS, AUTOTYP and some others and to create your own database website.

Version: 1.1.17
Depends: R (≥ 3.5.0)
Imports: leaflet, leaflet.minicharts, stats, utils, stringdist, grDevices, jsonlite
Suggests: knitr, rmarkdown, testthat, covr, MASS, sp, sf, ape
Published: 2024-03-13
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.lingtypology
Author: George Moroz ORCID iD [aut, cre], Kirill Koncha ORCID iD [ctb], Mikhail Leonov [ctb], Anna Smirnova [ctb], Ekaterina Zalivina [ctb]
Maintainer: George Moroz <agricolamz at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: no
Citation: lingtypology citation info
Materials: NEWS
CRAN checks: lingtypology results


Reference manual: lingtypology.pdf
Vignettes: 'lingtypology': creating maps
‘lingtypology': Download typological databases’ data
'lingtypology' and other packages
'lingtypology': Glottolog functions
'lingtypology': introduction and installation


Package source: lingtypology_1.1.17.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): lingtypology_1.1.17.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): lingtypology_1.1.17.tgz, r-release (x86_64): lingtypology_1.1.17.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): lingtypology_1.1.17.tgz
Old sources: lingtypology archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse suggests: phonfieldwork, qlcVisualize


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