LANGUAGES OF THE WORLD
Language is the medium through which we express our thought. Innumerable languages and dialects are spoken across the world. Some of the major languages of the world are as follows:
- Mandarin language
Everyone thinks that English and Spanish are the most spoken language in the world, but this is not true. Indeed, the number of people who speak English is much lower than the Mandarin language of China. If there is talk of total data, then this more than a billion people speak this language.
- Spanish language
The Spanish language is prevalent in many countries. It is spoen Spanish language is spoken the most in the continent of Central America, Canada, Spain, European countries and South America. Around 400 million people speak this language.
- English Language
The English language has got its hold in the whole world. It is language spreading knowledge of science and technology throughout the world. English is spoken in America, Australia and the UK. In fact it is used by almost 470 million people all over the world. It is the world’s third most spoken languages.
- Hindi language
This language comes in fourth place among the most spoken languages in the world. Speakers of this language are around 300 millions. This language has adopted majority of world from Sanskrit and Urdu. Even after the British contact this language has adopted a good chunk of word from the English language.
- Russian language
Although Russia is the largest country in terms of area, Russia’s population is 14.3 million. But Russian language is also spoken in Poland, Czechoslovakia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan. Thus , around 200 millions people across the world speak Russian language.
the number of people who speak Russian language is more than 200 million.
- Arabic Language
It comes in sixth place on the list of languages. it is spoken in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, Yemen, Bahrain, Kuwait, Syria, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt. Arabic language is spoken by around 246 million.
- Bengali language
Bengali is one of the most widely spoken languages of India. Bengali is also spoken in UK, the European Republic, the number of people who speak this language is around 189 million, and this language falls to seventh place in this list.
- Portuguese Language
This language is most commonly spoken in Portugal. This language is spoken by around 203 million people all over the world. Apart from Portugal, this language is spoken in countries like Brazil, Angola, Venezuela, and Mozambique. This language is the eighth place in this list.
- Malay Indonesian language
The Malay language is the most spoken in the ASEAN countries located in the south east of India. This language is spoken mainly in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Brunei.
- French language
This language is spoken by 76 million people all over the world. This language is most commonly spoken in France, Belgium, Canada, and Cameroon