- The Simple English Wikipedia is an English-language version of Wikipedia, an online encyclopedia, written at a basic level of English. It was made on September 18, 2001. All of the articles in the Simple English Wikipedia use shorter sentences and easier words and grammar than the regular English Wikipedia.
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6 days ago · English is an Indo-European language and belongs to the West Germanic group of the Germanic languages. Old English originated from a Germanic tribal and linguistic continuum along the Frisian North Sea coast, whose languages gradually evolved into the Anglic languages in the British Isles, and into the Frisian languages and Low German/Low Saxon on the continent.
1 day ago · The English Wikipedia is, along with the Simple English Wikipedia, one of two English-language editions of Wikipedia, an online encyclopedia. It was founded on 15 January 2001 as Wikipedia's first edition and, as of 17 May 2022, has the most articles of any edition, at 6,499,607.
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May 12, 2022 · American English (AmE, AE, AmEng, USEng, en-US), sometimes called United States English or U.S. English, is the set of varieties of the English language native to the United States. English is the most widely spoken language in the United States and in most circumstances is the de facto common language used in government, education, and commerce.
May 02, 2022 · Non-English editions were soon created: the German and Catalan editions were created on circa 16 March, the French edition was created on 23 March, and the Swedish edition was created on 23 May. As of May 2022, Wikipedia articles have been created in 326 editions, with 315 currently active and 11 closed. The Meta-Wiki language committee manages ...
May 03, 2022 · The size of the English Wikipedia can be measured in terms of the number of articles, number of words, number of pages, and the size of the database, among other ways. As of 2 May 2022, there are 6,492,628 articles in the English Wikipedia containing over 4 billion words (giving an average of about 632 words per article), and 55,700,297 pages.