Our motto is our goal, “Every Word in Every Language”. Completely fulfilling this mission is impossible, but it sets the target toward which we aim.
More than 7000 different languages are spoken around the world. Some languages have hundreds of millions of speakers and many dialects. Hundreds of endangered languages, meanwhile, might disappear in a generation. Fully documenting every expression from every language variation would require thousands of researchers and decades of work.
At Kamusi, we concentrate on ways to collect as much data for as many languages as possible, arrange that data precisely, and put the information at the service of students, the public, and the technology we use to communicate. We have games and other tools for people worldwide to systematically share what they know about their language, and we have a global partner network for experts to contribute their knowledge. We also integrate existing datasets whenever possible, though most …