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Published October 11, 2019 | Version v2.6.5
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LingPy: A Python Package for Quantitative Tasks in Historical Linguistics

  • 1. Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History
  • 2. Max-Planck-Institut für Menschheitsgeschichte
  • 3. @shh-dlce


A release introducing some new features, and being accompanied by a new documentation that is up to date with the current package.

To be quoted as:

List, Johann-Mattis; Greenhill, Simon; Tresoldi, Tiago; and Forkel, Robert (2019): LingPy. A Python library for historical linguistics. Version 2.6.5. URL:, DOI: With contributions by Christoph Rzymski, Gereon Kaiping, Steven Moran, Peter Bouda, Johannes Dellert, Taraka Rama, Frank Nagel. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.




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