What is the top spoken language spoken in Europe?
Russian - it is spoken by approximately 125 million people (mainly in European Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Estonia, and Latvia).
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1. English 2. Mandarin 3. Spanish 4. Hindi 5. Arabic 6. Russian 7. Bengali 8. Portuguese
The total number of languages spoken In Europe is 230. Europe is a continent consisting of over 40 countries (the exactnumber depends on the definition of where Europe ends). Most countries have their own national language, plus many of thelarger ones have one or more regional languages which are s…poken incertain parts of the country. For example Spain has Spanish (aka Castilian) as oficial nationallanguage, plus regional languages: Aragonese, Aranese,Asturian/Leonese, Basque, Catalan/Valencian and Galician The main European languages are Russian, German, French, English,Italian, Spanish, Danish, Swedish, and Norwegian. See the link below for more information. The most spoken languages in Europe are Russian, German, French,English, and Italian. There are more than 200 languages spoken in Europe. Some examplesare: . English . Spanish . French . German . Italian . Portuguese . Dutch/Flemish . Swedish . Danish/Norwegian . Finnish . Icelandic . Polish . Catalan . Basque . Latvian . Lithuanian . Estonian . Serbian . Slovene . Czech . Slovak . Bulgarian . Russian . Ukrainian . Yiddish They speak English in the UK, French in France, Spanish in Spain,Italian in Italy, German in Germany, Portuguese in Portugal..... European languages mostly fall within four Indo-European languagegroups: the Romance languages, the Germanic languages, the Balticlanguages; and the Slavic languages. Tons of languages are spoken in Europe. The most widely spoken areas follows: . Russian . German . English . French . Italian . Spanish . Ukrainian . Polish . Romanian . Dutch Spanish, French, English, German, Dutch, Danish, Greek, Turkish,Faeroese, Finnish, Swedish, Italian, Latin, Portuguese, Norwegian,Welsh and Gaelic. There are also many other older and less commonlanguages spoken by people in smaller communities. Many of thesemajor languages also have dialects that may be called somethingdifferent. Yes there are 230 languages spoken in Europe. The top 5 most spoken languages in Europe are as followed: Russian, German, French, English, and Italian. There is no single European language. 230 languages are spoken inEurope. The most widely spoken is English. There is no "European" language. People in Europe may speak English, Gaelic, German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Walloons, Polish, Serbian, Hungarian, etc etc etc "European" is a term used to describe people from Europe which is acontinent containing 47 countries including, but not limited to,France, Germany and England. Every single country has its ownspecific culture and so there are 230 different languages spoken. Many different ones. Europe is a continent, not a country, so thereare multiple languages. Some are French, Spanish, English, Russianand Portuguese. Many languages as Europe is made up of many countries. There are people from many countries, so there are many languages. Albania: Albanian (official), Greek, Vlach, Romani, Slavic directs Andorra: Catalan (official), French, Castillian, Portuguese Aremenia: Armenian, Azerbaijani, Kurdish, Russian Austria: German (official), Slovene, Croatian, Hungarian Azerbaijan: Azerbaijani, Russian, Armenian Belarus: Belarusian, Russian, other Belgium: Dutch (official), French (official), German (official), legally bilingual (Dutch and French) Bosnia: Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian Bulgaria: Bulgarian, Turkish, Roma Croatia: Croatian, Serbian Czech Rep: Czech Denmark: Danish (official) Faroese, Greenlandic, German (minority languages) Estonia: Estonian (official), Russian Finland: Finnish (official), Swedish (official), other France: French Georgia: Georgian, Russian, Armenian, Azeri Georgia and Sandwich Islands: Georgian, Russian, Armenian, Azeri Germany: German Gibraltar: English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese Greece: Greek (official), English, French Hungary: Hungarian Iceland: (official language) Icelandic (widely spoken languages) English, Nordic Languages Ireland: English (official), Irish (official) Italy: Italian (official), German, French, Slovene Kazakhstan: Kazakh, Russian (official) Latvia: Latvian, Russian, Lithuanian Liechenstein: German (official), Alemannic dialect Lithuania: Lithuanian (official), Russian, Polish Luxembourg: Luxembourgish (national language), German, French Macedonia: Macedonian, Albanian, Turkish, Roma, Serbian Malta: Maltese (official), English (official) Martinique: French, Creole patois Mayotte: Mahorian, French (official) Moldova: Moldovan, Russian, Gagauz Monaco: French (offical), English, Italian, Monegasque Netherlands: Dutch (official), Frisian (official) Norway: Bokmal Norwegian (official), Nynorsk Norwegian (official) Poland: Polish Portugal: Portuguese (official), Mirandese (official but locally used) Romania: Romanian (official), Hungarian, Roma Russia: Russian San Marino: Italian Serbia : Serbian Slovakia: Slovak (official), Hungarian, Roma, Ukranian Slovenia: Slovenian, Serbo-Croatian Spain: Castilian Spanish, Catalan, Galician, Basque, Castilian is the official language Svalbard: Norwegian, Russian Sweden: Swedish Switzerland: German (official), French (official), Italian (official), Serbo-Croatian, Albanian, Portuguese, Spanish, English, Romansch Tajikistan: Tajik (official), Russian Turkmenistan: Turkmen, Russian, Uzbek Ukraine: Ukranian (official), Russian United Kingdom : English Uzbekistan: Uzbek, Russian, Tajik Vatican City State: Italian, Latin, French English, Italian, Dutch, French, Scottish, Czechoslovakian, Polish, Hungarian, Swedish, Spanish, and Italian. That's all I can think of! it depends on the country you live in or are visiting. some countries speak english, french, Spanish, russian. it really depends on the country. No. Some regions speak similar languages, but each country's language is different. Germany speaks German, while France speaks French, and so on. It might be said that Europeans, with a few exceptions, speak mutually-incomprehensible dialects of a language, now lost, which began in the region of present-day Lithuania about 15,000 years ago. The exceptions are Basque, Finnish, Estonia, Karelian, Hungarian and Turkish first of all- Europe is a continent! Europe does not speak a language. There are lots of different languages in Europe, like france, german, english, finish, hungarian, italian, russian... Seriously? Well considering the fact that there are many different countries in Europe...a wide variety. French, German, Italian, Baltic languages...English, even Spanish. over 200 languages European Union has 20 national languages. Here is the list: Czech,Danish, Slovenian, Spanish, Dutch, Estonian, English, Polish,Portuguese, Slovak, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian,Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, and Swedish. Europe has many english ,french ,dutch,spanish,german and many more Practically every language is spoken in Europe by either large populations or small. The most widely spoken languages include English, Russian, German, and Italian. But languages from Arabic to Swahili or Punjabi to Japanese are spoken in Europe by small communities (or large). The most spoken languages in Europe include Russian, German, French, English, and Italian. (MORE)
1. Mandarin 2. English 3. Spanish 4. Arabic 5. Hindi 6. Bengali 7. Portuguese 8. Russian 9. Japanese 10. German
Bulgarian, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish are the largely spoken languages in Central Europe.
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)
Total speakers: 1. English 2. Mandarin 3. Spanish 4. Hindi 5. Arabic Native Speakers: 1. Mandarin 2. Spanish 3. English 4. Bengali 5. Hindi
By number of speakers . Russian is the language with the largest number of speakers inEurope, with 144 to 155 million speakers. . German is second, spoken by approximately 90-95 million peoplein Europe (as of 2004). . Third is French (66 to 68 million). . Fourth is English (64 to 66 million)…. . Fifth is Italian (65 million). Different sources give different figures. The total for Russia alsodepends on which parts of Russia you count as 'Europe'. English is the most widely spoken language. French, German andItalian are also widely spoken. Europe has many different countrieswhich have their own languages, so you could not really say thatany one language is the most usual one. Besides English, whichEuropean language was spoken in most European countries? and inwhich countries? I would like to know the top three. the most spoken language in europe is english (MORE)
The top three languages in the US are English, Spanish, andAmerican Sign Language The top three voice languages in the US are English, Spanish,French.
Russian, followed by German, French and English in that order. Russian, followed by German, French and English in that order.
1) Mandarin 2) English 3) Hindustani 4) Spanish 5) Russian 6) Arabic 7) Bengali 8) Portuguese 9) Malay-Indonesian 10) French Hope this was helpful! :-)
From west to east: . Portuguese . Spanish (including Catalan) . French . Italian . Greek . Turkish . Maltese
The most spoken languages in Europe, with the numbers of speakers, are: German 84 million (Germany + Austria + part of Switzerland) French 70 million (France + part of Belgium + part of Switzerland) English 67 million (UK + Ireland) Italian 61 million (Italy) Spanish 46 million (Spain) … The figures are calculated by adding the populations of the relevant countries. They are approximate only. Russian should be somewhere in this list has about 150 million speakers, but I can find no figures which say how many of these are in Europe. Source: Wikipedia article "List of European countries by population". (MORE)
English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish Gaelic, Welsh, Catalan, Flemish Most European languages are in the Indo-European family. Exceptions include Finnish, Hungarian and Basque. There are many languages in Western Europe. Here are the major langua…ge in all Western European countries: Iceland- Icelandic Ireland- English United Kingdom- English Portugal- Portuguese Spain- Spanish Andorra- Catalan France- French Monaco- French Italy- Italian San Marino- Italian Vatican City- Italian/Latin Switzerland- German Liechtenstein- German Austria- German Germany- German Denmark- Danish Finland- Finnish Sweden- Swedish Norway- Norwegian Netherlands- Dutch Belgium- Dutch Luxembourg- Luxembourgish (verbal talking among others usually) French (written language) German (media) (MORE)
There are 3 major language families in Eastern Europe. The majority of the area is Slavic, but Hungary is Uralic and Romania is Romance. The Slavic people can generally make themselves understood across the board, but Uralic and Romance are extremely different. The Romance language is heavily based …in Latin and seems to have more in common with Italian or Spanish than it does with its Slavic neighbours. Uralic is related more closely to Estonian or Finnish and cannot be understood by Slavic people either. There are great resources on-line for more information. (MORE)
Quite a variety, depending on the individual country in WesternEurope. Fortunately, English is commonly understood by educated Europeans. Here are the most common languages of Western Europe: . English . Irish . Welsh . Spanish . Finnish . French . German . Italian . Portuguese …. Dutch . Swedish . Danish-Norwegian . Icelandic . Romansch . Yiddish (MORE)
Europe has, and has always had, a wide range of languages. Europe has never been united with one language. Most European languages share common roots. Portuguese, Italian, Spanish and French are all derivatives of Latin. Whereas German, Dutch, English, Swedish and Danish are based on Proto-German. S…cottish and Irish Gaelic are derived from the Celtic language, Gaelic. The languages have developed in semi-isolation from each other but have influenced one another. For example the English word 'beef' is derived from a French word while 'menu' is an unaltered French word. Many English words are derived from French, but they were either picked up in usage or were brought by the Normans to Britain. The reason that there are so many German words in English is that the Saxons spoke a form of German, and, when the Normans invaded Britain, the Saxons became citizens of Norman England. The reason for the French words is that the Normans were originally Vikings, but they started speaking French after they conquered Normandy (named after the Normans). (MORE)
The most populous West European nations are Germany, Italy, Spain, France and the United Kingdom, so the languages spoken most are German, Italian, Spanish, French and English. Germany has the highest population at around 82.5 million, so German is probably the most spoken native language. However, …English is by far the most popular choice as a second language worldwide and a large percentage of the European population can speak it to at least some degree. Since the population of the United Kingdom stands at around 61.6 million (the vast majority of whom speak English, though it is just one of several offical UK languages), English is probably the most spoken overall even when those inhabitants of Austria and Switzerland who speak German are added to the German total and those from Belgium and Switzerland who speak French are added to the French total. Also The most popular language family is Indo-European. (MORE)
1. English 2. Chinese 3. Spanish 4. Hindi 5. Arabic 6. Russian 7. Bengali 8. Portuguese 9. Malay-Indonesian 10. French
Most countries speak their own language or a variation of a countries nearby. English, Russian, French, German, Polish, Spanish etc
How sad am i doing this one I'm not writting them all down get yourself a map I make it 35 and that not counting Indian, Hindu,Chinese,Tebetian and the many more there is just in London
Non-Indo-European Languages in Europe include the following: . Basque (in Northern Spain). . Hungarian is also not a member of the Indo-European language family. . Gaellic . Welsh . Finnish and Estonian- belong to the Finno-Ugric language group of northeastern Europe . Georgian-a language …isolate spoken by a few million people north of Turkey. (MORE)
By total speakers, the top 20 languages spoken in the world are: 1. Chinese 2. Spanish 3. English 4. Hindi 5. Arabic 6. Portuguese 7. Bengali (Bangla) 8. Russian 9. French 10. Japanese 11. Standard German 12. Punjabi 13. Javanese 14. Telugu 15. Marathi 16. Vietnamese … 17. Korean 18. Tamil 19. Italian 20. Urdu (MORE)
The second most widely used is Germanic Languages... 1. Romance languages 2. Germanic 3. Greco-Cyrilic Languages 4. Scandinavian Languages 5. Isolated Languages (Basque, Gaelic) All of these are based off of Indo-European Branch
Chinese, English, Spanish, Hindi, Arabic, Malay, Portuguese, Bengali, Russian and French. As with all lists, it is not universally accepted. Some say Spanish is second. And of course, there are discrepancies due to whether it is counted that it is spoke at all, or if it is spoke as a primary langu…age. (MORE)
Throughout the years of Europe's Exitence the languages hve evolved. Todat there are two writing forms in Europe both derived from the Greek. The Romans spread their revised system known as Latin, which is the writing system used in many non-latin originated languages such as Swedish, German, Dutch,… Finish, Norwegian and Icelandic. Greek language spread the alphabet to Russia, Bulgaria and other Balkan States which today use Cyrilic. Because of Greek/Russian conquests Greek and Cyrilic is spoken in Eastern Europe Because of German/Austrian Conquests and control, German and Germanic Languages are spoken in Eastern Europe and in Central Europe as well as traces which eist in England Because of Roman Conquests, Latin languages spread in regions of Western Europe such as France, Italy, Spain, Portugal and partially to England as well. Gaelic conquests spread to Scotland and Ireland and Wales Scandinavian is an offshoot of Germand and Russian languages England is a weird country because the country was founded by the Saxons, a germanic group of settlers who were conquered by the Romans (latin based settlers) following them the Nordics came to England who spoke french and German (latin and germanic languages) so today English is one of the most adoptive languages because in its founding it has three ancestrial fathers not to mention the minor influences of Gaelic so four ancestrial fathers.. (MORE)
Europe and Asia are continents comprised of thousands of peoples, countries, and dialects. There are no "official languages" when it comes to continents.
First of all, Europe is a contient. Which means Europe has many countries in it. So there are many languages spoken in Europe. Here are a few languages spoken: French, Italian, Spanish, German, English, Greek, Portuguese, Nordic Languages, East European languages.
The people on the streets spoke their native languages (English, Italian, French...) but during most part of the medieval era the "culture language" and international one was Latin. Later French.
French. French is official in France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Monaco, Switzerland and the Channel Islands. Spanish is official only in Spain.
English - 2 billion speakers . Mandarin - 1 billion speakers . Spanish 500 million speakers . Hindi - 450 million speakers . Russian - 280 million speakers . Arabic - 250 million speakers . Bengali - 210 million speakers . Portuguese - 190 million speakers . Malay-Indonesian - 160 million …speakers . French - 130 million speakers (MORE)
The countries in northern Europe speak Germanic, Nordic, or Altaicbased languages, such as: Danish Norwegian Swedish Finnish German Dutch Icelandic There are a huge number of languages spoken in Northern Europe and it depends what you class as Northern Europe. The UK, Republic of Ireland, Norway, …Sweden, Finland and Denmark would probably all be considered Northern European countries. Within these countries there are a number of languages and probably some I don't know about. In Ireland as well as English Gaelic is also taught and spoken, with the Gael-tac on the west coast of Ireland leading this. In the UK as well as English, Welsh and ethnic Scottish languages are also spoken. Norwegian,Danish, Swedish and Finish are all spoken in their respective countries. Other countries that might be considered Northern European include: France- French Germany-German Belgium- French/Flemish Netherlands- Dutch/Flemish Luxenbourg-French Poland-Polish/German Latvia-Latvian/Russian Estonia-Estonian/Russian Lithuania-Lithuanian/Russian The EU uses English as its default language though French and German are also widely used across the continent. Switzerland- Uses several languages including French, German, Italian and others The most spoken languages of Northern Europe include Swedish, Finnish, Danish, Norwegian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Estonian, and Icelandic. Other minority languages include English, German, Russian, French, and Dutch. (MORE)
There are hundreds of Indo-European languages spoken in Europe and Asia, such as: English Spanish French German Italian Portuguese Russian Hindi Marathi Sanskrit
English, Spanish, French, Armenian, Albanian, Italian, Dutch, Russian, German, Norwegian, Greek. Just to name a few
Read the following answers with caution. Everyone wants their language to be the oldest, but the truth is, that written language doesn't go back very far in Human history, and without artifacts of writing, we can't tell what was going on with language, or how it evolved. We can only theorize. It is… not possible to determine the oldest language of Europe or of any other area. Answer: Basque Answer: the oldest language spoken in Europe is Lithuanian Answer: Actually the oldest language still spoke in Europe is Basque. While you can hardly find written proof of this, the language is not descended from any of the indo-european invaders which clearly shows that it was spoken in Europe before any modern day language arrived. Answer: The oldest language spoken in Europe today is probably Greek. Alexander the Great standardized Greek and based it on the Ionian language. A person of that era could read the Greek used today. Answer: A lot of studies have said Albanian is the oldest living language also. (MORE)
German is the second most widely spoken Germanic language. (Englishis the most widely spoken Germanic language.)
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)
First off, Europe is a continent and not a country. There are 51 countries in Europe and the nearly every country has their own language. Some of the most spoken languages include: . Russian . German . French . English . Italian . Spanish . Ukrainian . Polish . Romanian . Dutch . Greek… . Czech . Portuguese . Belarusian . Hungarian . Swedish . Azerbaijani . Bulgarian . Serbian . Slovakian (MORE)
Top 100 Languages by Population Rank Language Name Primary Country Population 1 CHINESE, MANDARIN China 885,000,000 2 SPANISH Spain 332,000,000 3 ENGLISH United Kingdom 322,000,000 4 BENGALI Bangladesh 189,000,000 5 HINDI India 182,000,000 6 PORTUGUESE Portugal 170,000,000 7 RUSSIAN …Russia 170,000,000 8 JAPANESE Japan 125,000,000 9 GERMAN, STANDARD Germany 98,000,000 10 CHINESE, WU China 77,175,000 11 JAVANESE Indonesia, Java , Bali 75,500,800 12 KOREAN Korea, South 75,000,000 13 FRENCH France 72,000,000 14 VIETNAMESE Viet Nam 67,662,000 15 TELUGU India 66,350,000 16 CHINESE, YUE China 66,000,000 17 MARATHI India 64,783,000 18 TAMIL India 63,075,000 19 TURKISH Turkey 59,000,000 20 URDU Pakistan 58,000,000 21 CHINESE, MIN NAN China 49,000,000 22 CHINESE, JINYU China 45,000,000 23 GUJARATI India 44,000,000 24 POLISH Poland 44,000,000 25 ARABIC, EGYPTIAN SPOKEN Egypt 42,500,000 26 UKRAINIAN Ukraine 41,000,000 27 ITALIAN Italy ?x'37,000,000' 28 CHINESE, XIANG China 36,015,000 29 MALAYALAM India 34,022,000 30 CHINESE, HAKKA China 34,000,000 31 KANNADA India 33,663,000 32 ORIYA India 31,000,000 33 PANJABI, WESTERN Pakistan 30,000,000 34 SUNDA Indonesia 27,000,000 35 PANJABI, EASTERN India 26,013,000 36 ROMANIAN Romania 26,000,000 37 BHOJPURI India 25,000,000 38 AZERBAIJANI, SOUTH Iran 24,364,000 39 FARSI, WESTERN Iran 24,280,000 40 MAITHILI India 24,260,000 41 HAUSA Nigeria 24,200,000 42 ARABIC, ALGERIAN SPOKEN Algeria 22,400,000 43 BURMESE Myanmar 22,000,000 44 SERBO-CROATIAN Yugoslavia 21,000,000 45 CHINESE, GAN China 20,580,000 46 AWADHI India 20,540,000 47 THAI Thailand 20,047,000 48 DUTCH Netherlands 20,000,000 49 YORUBA Nigeria 20,000,000 50 SINDHI Pakistan 19,720,000 51 ARABIC, MOROCCAN SPOKEN Morocco 19,542,000 52 ARABIC, SAIDI SPOKEN Egypt 18,900,000 53 UZBEK, NORTHERN Uzbekistan 18,466,000 54 MALAY Malaysia, Peninsular 17,600,000 55 AMHARIC Ethiopia 17,413,000 56 INDONESIAN Indonesia 17,050,000 57 IGBO Nigeria 17,000,000 58 TAGALOG Philippines 17,000,000 59 NEPALI Nepal 16,056,000 60 ARABIC, SUDANESE SPOKEN Sudan 16,000,000 61 SARAIKI Pakistan 15,015,000 62 CEBUANO Philippines 15,000,000 63 ARABIC, NORTH LEVANTINE SPOKEN Syria 15,000,000 64 THAI, NORTHEASTERN Thailand 15,000,000 65 ASSAMESE India 14,634,000 66 HUNGARIAN Hungary 14,500,000 67 CHITTAGONIAN Bangladesh 14,000,000 68 ARABIC, MESOPOTAMIAN SPOKEN Iraq 13,900,000 69 MADURA Indonesia, Java, Bali 13,694,000 70 SINHALA Sri Lanka 13,220,000 71 HARYANVI India 13,000,000 72 MARWARI India 12,104,000 73 CZECH Czech Republic 12,000,000 74 GREEK Greece 12,000,000 75 MAGAHI India 12,000,000 76 CHHATTISGARHI India 10,985,000 77 DECCAN India 10,709,800 78 CHINESE, MIN BEI China 10,537,000 79 BELARUSAN Belarus 10,200,000 80 ZHUANG, NORTHERN China 10,000,000 81 ARABIC, NAJDI SPOKEN Saudi Arabia 9,800,000 82 PASHTO, NORTHERN Pakistan 9,685,000 83 SOMALI Somalia 9,472,000 84 MALAGASY Madagascar 9,398,700 85 ARABIC, TUNISIAN SPOKEN Tunisia 9,308,000 86 RWANDA Rwanda 9,306,800 87 ZULU South Africa 9,142,000 88 BULGARIAN Bulgaria 9,000,000 89 SWEDISH Sweden 9,000,000 90 LOMBARD Italy 8,974,000 91 OROMO, WEST-CENTRAL Ethiopia 8,920,000 92 PASHTO, SOUTHERN Afghanistan 8,206,000 93 KAZAKH Kazakhstan 8,000,000 94 ILOCANO Philippines 8,000,000 95 TATAR Russia 8,000,000 96 FULFULDE, NIGERIAN Nigeria 7,611,000 97 ARABIC, SANAANI SPOKEN Yemen 7,600,000 98 UYGHUR China 7,595,512 99 HAITIAN CREOLE FRENCH Haiti 7,372,000 100 AZERBAIJANI, NORTH Azerbaijan 7,059,000 (MORE)
According to the CIA World factbook, English is spoken by 78.5% of Australia's population. After English, Italian, Greek, Cantonese, Arabic, Mandarin and Vietnamese, in that order, are the most widely-spoken languages, and languages of most cultures are represented and spoken by Australians.
native speakers: 1. English 2. Spanish 3. Chinese 4. French 5. German total speakers: 1. English 2. Spanish 3. French 4. German 5. Italian
total speakers: 1. English 2. Spanish 3. French 4. German 5. Italian 6. Chinese 7. Korean 8. Russian 9. Tagalog 10. Vietnamese Native Speakers: 1. English 2. Spanish 3. Chinese 4. French 5. German 6. Italian 7. Tagalog 8. Vietnamese 9. Korean 10. Russian
No, actually it is Russian. Russian is spoken by nearly 122 million people in Europe alone. French is much less popular.
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)
The main languages of North America are English, French, and Spanish because these areas were settled by Europeans from England, France, and Spain.
The most spoken language in Eastern Europe is by far Russian with over 110,000,000 speakers. Turkish is also widely spoken by almost 80,000,000 (that is if you consider Turkey fully in Europe or not). Ukrainian is also widely spoken by about 50,000,000 speakers. The next highest would be Polish, wit…h almost 40,000,000 speakers. (MORE)
There are probably several reasons. The most salient one is the fact that Europe has been colonized and invaded many times over the past 15,000 years -- and especially over the past 6,000 years -- by many different ethnicities coming mostly from Asia, the Caucusus (mountains) and the Russian Ukraine…. Anthropologists believe that fair skin and blue eyes common among many northern Europeans originated in the Ukraine about 10,000 years ago. The largest invasion of Europe, the Indo-European invasions seem to have sprung from the Ukraine beginning about 6,000 years ago. Prior to the Indo-European invasions, Europe appears to have been inhabited mostly by hunter-gather tribes related to the Finns, the Lapps (or Saami) and the Hungarians or sea peoples related to the Etruscans and the Basques. Originally, many of these peoples spoke a common Indo-European, Finno - Ugrian or Etruro-Basque language of some kind but as the different tribes drifted apart from each other they gradually developed different languages correspondingly. I was surprised to read recently that some of the largest numbers of languages in the world are found not in Europe but in New Guinea and the Amazon. Some linguists theorize that jungles are ideal environments for creating different languages since human groups are quickly isolated from each other in jungles. Some linguists also claim that languages tend to be more homogeneous among nomadic peoples who live over wide expanses (or ranges) of terrirtory like the Arabs and the Eskimos. On the other hand, among peoples who live in settled farming communities like New Guinea or Europe peope can sometimes speak different languages in villages separated from each other by as little as ten miles. Yet, the exact reason for this is still not known. There are only some theories. (MORE)
Romance languages are spoken all throughout Western Europe, however, if you mean where the languages originate, then that is a difference story. Also, it depends on what Western Europe you are talking about. There is the Western Europe that accounts for the western half of the European continent or …the Western Europe that is one of the 4 regions of Europe, as defined by the UN. However, as being as generic as possible, Western European Romance languages originate from the Western Mediterranean (for example Italian, French, Portuguese, and Spanish), or Southwestern Europe. (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.
Latin mainly, from the Roman Empire, but also included was the Slavic language and the Germanic Language of the Northern Tribes. However, Latin had the most influence on languages, including that of Italian, French, Spanish, and English, even though English is a mix of Latin and Germanic tongue. Gre…ek also had large influence on the European languages, which can be used in words such as: acropolis, democracy, and republic, mainly words involving city and government. (MORE)
The top 5 spoken languages in the United Kingdom are English, Polish, Punjabi, Urdu and Bengali.