Max Planck Institute
for Evolutionary Anthropology
Department of Linguistics

Typological tools for field linguistics


The Atlas of Pidgin and Creole Language Structures Questionnaire

Description: The APiCS questionnaire takes the form of a downloadable computer database programme for coding descriptive information regarding language structures across languages. It was designed specifically for pidgins and creoles, but is possibly also applicable to a broader range of languages.

The questionnaire:

Developed by: Susanne Michaelis, Philippe Maurer, Magnus Huber, Martin Haspelmath