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Languages with the Most Words in the Dictionary

Although it is possible to count the number of entries in a dictionary, it is not possible to count the number of words in a language. In compiling a dictionary, a lexicographer decides whether the evidence of use is sufficient to justify an entry in the dictionary. This decision is not the same as determining whether the word exists. Name the languages that have the most words in their most complete authoritative dictionaries. The number of native speakers is given as a hint, and the name of the dictionary will appear after you guess each language (two hard ones are given as automatic hints).
These figures do not take account of entries with senses for different word classes (such as noun and adjective) and homographs.
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Last updated: March 27, 2019
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# of Words
Dictionary
Language
Speakers
1,100,373
우리말샘 (Woori Mal Saem, 2017)
Korean
77,200,000
616,767
Büyük Türkçe Sözlük
Turkish
75,700,000
600,000
Svenska Akademiens ordbok, Swedish Academy
Swedish
10,000,000
560,000
Orðabók Háskólans
Icelandic
358,000
500,000
Nihon Kokugo Daijiten
Japanese
125,000,000
500,000
Lietuvių kalbos žodynas
Lithuanian
3,100,000
500,000
Norsk Ordbok
Norwegian
5,200,000
470,000
Merriam-Webster, Third Edition and Addenda Section
English
400,000,000
442,000
Novo Dicionario Houaiss da Lingua Portuguesa
Portuguese
223,000,000
400,000
Woordenboek der Nederlandsche Taal
Dutch
22,000,000
330,000
Deutsches Wörterbuch
German
95,000,000
281,377
Bhagavadgomandal
Gujarati
55,000,000
260,000
Grande dizionario italiano dell'uso
Italian
69,000,000
250,000
cs:Příruční slovník jazyka českého
Czech
10,700,000
223,000
Большой словарь белорусского языка
Belarusian
5,100,000
200,000
Ordbog over det danske sprog, Dansk Sprognævn
Danish
5,500,000
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Level 64
Mar 26, 2019
Very good quiz!
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Level 83
Mar 27, 2019
Means a lot. You're the best!