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How many languages exist in the world?
The actual number of languages spoken in the world is difficult to calculate. One of the problems is that of the definition of what constitutes a language. This leads to the following range in answers:
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- According to the National Virtual Translation Center, there are about 6,900 languages in the world. For more information, see external Related Link below.
- The Ethnologue organization's current catalog includes 6,809 distinct languages. See related links below for more information.
- The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language says that estimates of total living languages in the world vary from 3,000 to 10,000.
- Voegelins' Classification and Index of the World's Languages (1977) lists 20,000 languages and dialects, grouped into about 4,500 living languages.
- No exact figure exists, and we are losing languages every year, as only living speakers die. But a good estimate is about 6,800 languages, according to the Linguistic Society of America.
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There are roughly 6,800 languages according to the Ethnologue Organization and Linguistic Society of America estimates, but it is difficult to establish the actual number. We …are losing languages by the month as native speakers of those languages die out. There may be places where schools qualify people to learn local native languages. This may have the effect of hastening the deaths of some languages by too tightly restricting the numbers of people who can learn them.
chineese, sanskrit, greek, latin, eupru, tamil, arabic, parsic are the eight langauge
Techically, the U.S doesn't have an offical language, but English is the most commonly spoken. Other main languages of the U.S are Spanish, Chinese, and French. Because of the… number of migrants to the U.S, dozens of languages exist ranging from Russian to Portugese, though only English, Spanish, Chinese, and French serve as the main languages of the U.S 35
There are an estimated 6,700 recognized languages in the world. Most of them are spoken by fewer than 1,000 people.
difficult question, 6912 are known to be spoken
Almost 7 billion.
Excluding the hundreds of different dialects, there are about 46 main languages. However, there are probably still uncharted civilizations that have their own language.
According to the Shipwreck Central website, there are 1363 (and counting) documented shipwreck sites/found wrecks. The true number can never be truly known, as there are many …wrecks that will likely never be found- either with physical wrecks or in documents, as these things no longer exist.
More than 2 million
The best answer is infinity! Careful measurements of our visual system's best performance have been made by psychophysicists (people who study human responses, like …seeing color, to things in the world, like light). They have shown that we can see about 1000 levels of light-dark, 100 levels of red-green, and 100 levels of yellow-blue for a single viewing condition in a laboratory. This means that the total number of colors we can see is about 1000 x 100 x 100 = 10,000,000 (10 million). A computer displays about 16.8 million colors to create fullcolor pictures, really more than necessary for most situations. However, the answer is not quite so simple. What color looks like is greatly affected by the viewing conditions. These conditions include the color of the lighting, the amount of lighting, and other colors in the scene. Colors also appear in different modes when they appear on different objects such as surfaces, light sources, or within volumes. Different people also have slight differences in the way they see color. Since we can see at least 10-million colors in a single viewing condition and the variety of viewing conditions and observers is endless, then the only truly correct answer is infinity. If we have 10-million colors, times 10- million lighting types, times 10-million lighting levels, times 10-million surrounding colors, times 6-billion people in the world, times 3 modes of viewing we get a really huge number. The result of that multiplication is 18 followed by 33 zeros (18,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000), or 18 decillion. That might not quite be infinity, but is close enough since all those estimated numbers are probably on the low side. And there is no way to exactly measure each of them. To learn more about the names of really big numbers, visit www.jimloy.com/math/billion.htm. There is an infinite number of colors in the world there are to many as we mix and there are light and dark colours
170,243,000 dolphins live on this world yes there is but when they have babys what is going to happen?... more dolphins see so there going to be more then that, at the same t…ime there is an immense slaughter of dolphins going on worldwide, in places such as Taji(sorry for spelling) for more info on that check out the cove. :-)
there are 50,000 cultures in the the world!!
there is a lot people lol Current estimates place the number at about five thousand. The border line between dialects and distinct languages is not always clear.
exactly 5432 dog species live in the world.... no joke
Too Many I would Say 1,000,000,000,000,000 Only in a small state... Country is pushing it...
i thought 7 languages are classical languages in the world am i right? there are ten classical languages in the world.
It is not known how many kangaroos have been introduced to other parts of the world. The term "kangaroo" includes some 60 or more species, including the tree kangaroos in New …Guinea, and the wallaby which has been introduced to New Zealand. There are millions of kangaroos just in Australia. They are a very common sight in the outback, bushland and even the fringes of some settlements. Kangaroo populations vary widely from year to year in Australia, due entirely to whether the regions are in a flood year or a drought year. Figures across the entire continent of Australia are not available. Some figures are available for New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia and South Australia. In 2011, across these four states alone, there were approximately 11.514 million red kangaroos, 2.348 million western grey kangaroos, 16.057 million eastern grey kangaroos and 4.383 million wallaroos. This is a grand total of over 34 million kangaroos. Figures for Tasmania, Northern Territory and Victoria are not included. These figures do not take into account all the smaller members of the kangaroo family, including wallaroos, all the species of wallabies, quokkas, rufous rat-kangaroos and pademelons right down to the tiny desert-dwelling musky rat kangaroos.