On Wed, 4 Jun 2014 20:54:28 -0700 Jeffrey Brown <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > How many languages have the dual for nouns? > How many languages have the dual for pronouns? > (Ideally, I would like to know this as a percentage of all languages.) > > I tried to find the answer in WALS, and either it's not there, or I > don't understand how to use the online interface (or both). Wikipedia has a list, but not (of course) reliable. For example, it says Coptic has a dual, where in fact Coptic has some words which were of dual form in Classical Egyptian.