How many major languages are spoken on Earth?
Don't know but see this webpage for details of the worlds top 30 languages http://www.krysstal.com/spoken.html
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The government recognizes 21 state official languages. . There are a total of 1683 'mother tongues' spoken inIndia. . 850 languages are put in actual use. . 21 languages has been certified/recognized by the Constitutionof India. . 15 languages are written on an Indian rupee. . There are 2 offi…cial languages- Hindi and English. . Sanskrit is considered as the most sacred language ofIndia. . There are even many languages that have extincted in the pastand unknown to the current generation. Some languages are (other than Hindi and English): 1. Assamese 2. Bengali 3. Bodo 4. Dogri 5. Gujarati 6. Kannada 7. Kashmiri 8. Konkani 9. Malayalam 10. Maithili 11. Manipuri or Meithei 12. Marathi 13. Nepali 14. Oriya 15. Punjabi 16. Sanskrit 17. Santali 18. Sindhi 19. Tamil 20. Telugu 21. Urdu English: National languages are 18. The spoken languages in India are 347. Few specifics: According to World Almanac & Book of Facts 2007: The officiallanguages of India are English, Bengali, Hindi, Telugu, Marathi,Tamil, Urdu, Gujarati, Malayalam, Kannada, Oriya, Punjabi,Assamese, Kashmiri, Sindhi, and Sanskrit. Popular in the north butnot considered official: Hindustani, a mix of Hindi and Urdu. There are 22 National Languages have been recognized by theConstitution of India, of which Hindi is the Official UnionLanguage. Besides these, there are 844 different dialects that arepracticed in various parts of the Country. (MORE)
The main language is English, but London is a melting pot of cultures and languages. Immigrants speak more than 500 languages in London. Languages in London . Probably almost all the languages of the world are spoken in London. The major languages would include English, French, Spanish, German,… Italian, Arabic, Hindi, Urdu, Turkish, Chinese, Nigerian, Punjabi, Persian, Pushto, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian and more. . According to the website Ethnologue.com, the UK has 55 living languages. Doubtless most, if not all of these, are represented in London. . Few languages that are spoken the most besides English are (in order of number of speakers) Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati, Hindi/Urdu, Arabic. For more information, see the external Related Links below the ads. more than 500 launguages are spoken in london. but english is the main launguage. (MORE)
England is a multicultural country where more than 500 different languages are spoken, but most people speak English as their first language.
The most spoken language on Earth is Mandarin-Chinese , with an estimated 1.12 billion speakers, worldwide. English is the second most used language, with approximately 480 million speakers. Spanish is the third most used language on Earth with approximately 320 million speakers. Native-tongue s…peakers would be as follows: . Mandarin-Chinese (937,132,000) . Spanish (332,000,000) . English (322,000,000) Source/additional information can be found in the related links section below. (MORE)
230 languages are spoken in Europe. Some examples of the different languages spoken in Europe are: IN addition to the 23 official languages of the EU (European Union): Ð±ÑÐ»Ð³Ð°ÑÑÐºÐ¸ (BÄlgarski) - BG - Bulgarian ÄeÅ¡tina - CS - Czech Dansk - DA - Danish Deutsch - DE …- German Eesti - ET - Estonian Elinika - EL - Greek English - EN EspaÃ±ol - ES - Spanish FranÃ§ais - FR - French Gaeilge - GA - Irish Italiano - IT - Italian Latviesu valoda - LV - Latvian Lietuviu kalba - LT - Lithuanian Magyar - HU - Hungarian Malti - MT - Maltese Nederlands - NL - Dutch Polski - PL - Polish PortuguÃªs - PT - Portuguese RomÃ¢nÄ - RO - Romanian SlovenÄina - SK - Slovak SlovenÅ¡Äina - SL - Slovene Suomi - FI - Finnish Svenska - SV - Swedish Norwegian, Turkish, Armanien, Georgian, Bulgarian, Icelandic, Greelandic, Greek, Albanian, Croatian, Danish, Belarusian, Polish, Abkhaz, Welsh, Scotish, Lapp, Russian ect... As I know, there are more than 200 languages in Europe, including Danish, English, French, Italian, Dutch, Polish, Swedish and many more. You can Google this question and you will get detailed answers. (MORE)
The three major, spoken languages in Portugal are Portuguese , French , and English . Portuguese is the country's official language, and also the most spoken of all of the nation's languages and dialects. French is known, spoken, and understood by just under one-fourth of the population. And Engl…ish is known, spoken, and understood by anywhere from just over one-fourth, to about one-third, of the population. (MORE)
English is the most widely spoken language on earth. Mandarin has the largest number of native speakers.
Arabic is the official language. English is spoken as a second language, and there are several immigrant languages, such as French and Hindi.
There are currently a number of 6,912 living languages spoken in the world to this day. There are a total of 165 indigenous languages around the world. Only eight are spoken by as many as 1,000 people. More languages are spoken in Queens, NY than in any other part of the world. Hope that helped.
There are many languages spoken in Great Britain, as there are manyimmigrants. However, English is the official language of GreatBritain.
Hundreds as a result of unfettered immigration from all over the world. The official languages are English (spoken throughout the country) and Welsh (spoken in West Wales). There is also some Scots Gaelic spoken in the north west of Scotland and some French spoken in the Channel Islands. But the num…bers speaking Gaelic and French are probably outnumbered by housebound Pakistani wives speaking only Urdu. At least sixty different languages and dialects are spoken in the UK. The Official language is English - Recognised regional languages are - Irish, Scottish Gaelic, Scots and Ulster Scots, Welsh, Cornish. There will also be other languages spoken by minority ethnic groups. (MORE)
A total of 24 languages are spoken in the European Union. Some ofthese languages include: English, German, Finnish, Bulgarian,Dutch, and Croatian just but to mention a few.
There are three official languages of the Olympics: The two permanent languages of the Olympics are English and French and the third language is the language of the host country, or Mandarin Chinese in the 2008 Olympics.
There's no precise answer to your question. The number of languages spoken by a sizable number of people would probably number a hundred or so (this is just an estimate), Answer: The previous answer is incorrect. Firstly, Ethnologue, lists 750 indigenous, Native American languages. Further mor…e, there are 5 colonial languages: English French, Spanish, Dutch, and Portuguese. Finally, there are about 1500 immigrant languages spoken. (MORE)
English is the most wide-spread language, but as a native language there are more Chinese speakers.
English and Spanish are the two main lanquages spoken in New Orleans.All though it is a French City French is not in the running for most popular. And Cajun was the number 2 language . But New Orleans along with most major cities is losing their heritage to Spanish.
Answer: There are a total of 521 languages spoken in Nigeria. 510 are living languages, two second languages and 9 languages that are extinct. Answer: There are 4 recognised languages. It's official language is English. It's regional languages are Hausa, Igbo, and Yoruba. 107
Spanish is spoken as a first or second language by more than 98% of the population. Native languages in Ecuador are spoken by a very tiny minority.
Ethiopia, like much of Africa, has quite a few different tribal groups living within its borders, as well as a long history as an independent nation at a crossroads point. Given its proximity to Mecca, it has had a lot of traffic thanks to pilgrimages (not to mention the splinter group of Muslims wh…o traveled there to escape religious persecution during the Middle Ages as well as Christians who went there looking for the famed Christian king). So it has long had large quantities of people traveling through for economic as well as religious reasons, and some of those languages were bound to stay. (MORE)
There are 24 official languages spoken in the European Union.They are Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English,Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Irish,Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish. Maltese, Portugese, Romanian,Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish and Swedish. In addition, …there are manyother languages spoken by people from all over the world that areliving in European Union countries. It would not be possible togive an accurate total of those. (MORE)
in order from spoken by the most people here's 1-15. 1. Mandarin. 2. English. 3. Hindi. 4. Spanish. 5.Arabic. 6. Russian. 7. Portuguese. 8.Bengali. 9. Malay/Indonesian. 10. French. 11. Japanese. 12. German. 13. Farsi(Persian). 14. Urdu. 15. Punjabi
The Adamaic Language. Known as a pure language that Adam and Eve spoke communicating with G-d. Answer: The previous answer has no scientific validity. The current linguistic theory identifies the first human language as Proto-World, or Proto-Human, and may have been spokean as far back as 200,00…0 years ago. (MORE)
The second most spoken language on earth is Spanish. Nearly all of south America and Mexico speak it, and many europeaners learn it as a second language.
It is mostly English with a hint of Spanish, Portuguese, Ukrainian, Russian, Arabic, Italian, Mandarin, Japanese, Thai, French, German, Finnish, Swedish, Serbian, Belorussian, Malay, Greek, Hindi, Icelandic, Lithuanian, Mongolian, Burmese, Slovak, Dutch, Swahili, Tongan, Vietnamese and Uzbek.
Chinese Most people thought it was English, but majority of the people speak Chinese, due to the big population in China itself
The official language of all of the UK - including Moray - is English. There may well be immigrants from other parts of the world who use English as a second language and there will be a smattering of people who are able to speak Gaelic. The local accent is 'Buchan' and it can be quite difficult to …understand for people who are unused to it. (MORE)
The "Official" Language is Spanish, and other recognised languages are Aranese, Basque, Catalan/Valencian, and Galician.
The first language ever spoken was sumerian. Mesopotamia was the first civilization ever to speak and use hieroglyphics. Answer: The previous answer has no scientific validity. The current linguistic theory identifies the first human language as Proto-World, or Proto-Human, and may have been spok…ean as far back as 200,000 years ago. (MORE)
Many languages are spoken by different cultural groups in Tasmania,but English is the default language in that state, just as it isthroughout the rest of Australia.
Well the majority of people there will speak Tamil and a few will speak English beside that you'll also find people who speak other Indian languages mostly ,Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam, and Karnataka
If you are asking how many people speak Spanish in the world, it is estimated that there are about 330 million to 400 million native speakers and another 100 million people who speak it as a second language.
Only one main language is spoken: English. Tourists and immigrants may speak their native languages as well.
South Africa has 11 official languages. They are Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Northern Sotho, Sotho, Swazi, Tswana, Tsonga, Venda, Xhosa and Zulu.
The main language is naturally Japanese, a regional language is Okinawan, a minority language is Ainu. Immigrant languages include Korean, Chinese and Portuguese. The main foreign language is English
Only 1 major language is spoken in Virginia: English. (a very small minority of immigrants speak their native languages as well).
Many, the two most important languages are Ukrainian and Russian, but according to a recently changed law, Hungarian, Romanian and Crimean Tatar are official regional languages too.
There are around 6,800 known languages in the world. @,261 have writingg forms. The rest are spoken.
The problem with answering this question is how you define 'language'. Depending on your definition, this could potentially be answered at least two ways: A)If you define it as a common tongue with a certain vocabulary spoken in a geographical region, the answer is: hundreds. B)If you define it a…s a group of closely related sets of vocabulary, pronunciation, linguistic structure and stylistic elements, then probably on the order of 30-40. (MORE)
There are innumerable amounts of languages and dialects spoken in Southeast Asia. Most Southeast Asians speak languages from the Austro-Asian and Austronesian family of languages. I can't exaclty name you all of the languages, but I'll list down what I do remember as I said, Southeast Asia and East …Asia have countless amounts of languages. The officially recorded languages spoken in Southeast Asia that I can name (including dialects and indegenous languages) are Malay, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Lao, Cambodian, Filipino, Taiwanese, Hokkien, Chinese Mandarin, Chinese Cantonese, Tamil, Hindi, Burmese, Yawi, Javanese, Sundanese, Illocano, Cebuano, Barito, Kayan, Tausog, Balinese, Karo, Angkola, Dairi, Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese, Tetum, English, Chavacano, Bugis, Bisaya, Bikol, Waray-Waray, Taman, Mamuju, Mandar.... (please feel free to add this list!) Yeah as I said..the actual amount is nothing near the amount that I listed. (MORE)
English and French are spoken throughout Canada. Though, English is predominant in most parts while French is predominant in any city inside Quebec.
There are two official languages: Tajik and Russian. Ethnic minorities also speak their native languages.
Most of the books of the Hebrew Bible were written in Hebrew (×¢××¨××ª), with the exception of the books of Daniel and Ezra which were written in Jewish Aramaic (××¨×××ª), a language very closely related to Hebrew. The books of the New Testament were written entirely in Koi…ne Greek (ÎÎ»Î»Î·Î½Î¹ÏÏÎ¹ÎºÎ® ÎÎ¿Î¹Î½Î®). (MORE)
Romance languages and modern Greek are the heirs of Latin and ancient Greek as the main historical languages of the mediterranean area. Romance languages have spread from the Italian peninsula, and are emblematic of southern-western Europe: the "latin arch" ( Romania and Moldava are an exception on …that point); modern Greek is used in Greece and Cyprus. (MORE)
New Zealand has three official languages: English, Maori and NZ sign . New Zealand has a lot of different cultures in it, though, so there are folks who speak Asian, European and Pacific island languages.
There is no major language spoken in Antarctica. Each scientist there speaks the language of his or her native country.
The tidewater area of coastal Virginia was occupied by around 30 small tribes known collectively as the Powhatan, speaking a language known today as "Virginia Algonquian" - but it is likely that many different dialects were originally spoken, Since the language became extinct by the 1790s we have ve…ry little evidence to form a sound conclusion. Other Algonquian-speaking people were bands of the Shawnee. Surprisingly, many other native tribes in Virginia spoke languages of the Siouan family, among them the Manahoac, Monacan, Nahyassan, Occaneechi, Saponi and Tutelo. Tribes speaking Iroquoian languages were the Meherrin and Nottaway. So there were three language families represented in Virginia: Algonquian, Siouan and Iroquoian. (MORE)
Approximately 230 languages are spoken in Europe. Russia is located in both Europe and Asia, so if you add the languages of Russia that are only in Asia, that would be an additional 42 languages.
I don't know the actual figures, but I'm sure that the largestsingle language group in the Catholic church is Spanish. Theofficial language of the church is Latin, and the vast majority ofChurch documents are still in Latin, but outside of the Churchhierarchy and archives, Spanish is the most used l…anguage. (MORE)
The official language of Slovenia is Slovene, Other languageswidely spoken, depending on the ethnic and national circles includeItalian, Hungarian, English, French, German and Spanish.
New Hampshire is a small state, with an estimated population of 1.3 million people. According to an AP study conducted in 2007, the following are the languages most commonly spoken in New Hampshire: English French (28,000 people) Spanish (27,000 People) Portuguese (4500 people) Chinese (4300 people…) German (3600 people) Greek (2400 people) Hindi (2300 people) Italian (1900 people) Russian (1900 people) (MORE)