Did the Mayans have a written language or a spoken language?
The Mayan languages were both written and spoken. In the pre-Columbian era they were visually represented by Maya hieroglyphic script.
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The language with the most native speakers is Mandarin. The language that is most widely spoken in the world is English. The least spoken language is a tie of about 200 languages, with only 1 or 2 remaining speakers. Ter Sami is often listed as the least spoken, but there are languages all over Aus…tralia, Africa , and the Americas with only 1 speaker left. ( Full Answer )
China has a population of 1.4 billion people, most of whom speak Chinese. That alone makes Chinese the most spoken language. This doesn't even take into account the amount of people that are in Taiwan, Singapore, or other areas where Chinese people live. To whomever posted this, do your homework.… "Chinese" isn't a language. The people of China speak many languages but primarily Mandarin and Cantonese. Mandarin is by far the most common as far as I know. ( Full Answer )
Constitution of Ireland as adopted on 1 July 1937. Article 8 1. The Irish language as the national language is the firstofficial language. 2. The English language is recognised as asecond official language. 3. Provision may, however, be made by lawfor the exclusive use of either of the said languag…es for any oneor more official purposes, either throughout the state or in anypart thereof. The above is an example of (2) The English Language. Here is an example of the Irish language (1) " Teachtaireacht FÃ¡ilte CÃºis Ã¡thais dom fÃ¡iltiÃº romhat chuiglÃ¡ithreÃ¡n grÃ©asÃ¡in Roinn an Taoisigh. Creidim go mbraithfidh tÃº gobhfuil a bhfuil ann agus na hiliomaid nasc an-spÃ©isiÃºil. " ( Full Answer )
Tahiti is part of French Polynesian Islands. According to the CIAWorld Fact Book the languages spoken are: French 61.1% (official), Polynesian 31.4% (official), Asianlanguages 1.2%, other 0.3%, unspecified 6% (2002 census) Tahitians speak Tahitian and French. See the related link below for more in…formation. in Tahiti they speak engish and french. but mostly french. Answer Tahitians speak a Polynesian language similar to native Hawaiian,as well as French and English. French and Tahitian are the official languages, though English is widely spoken. FrenchPolynesianAsianOther french is the main language that tahiti has ( Full Answer )
The main languages are Tunisian, Arabic, and French but mostTunisians in holiday resorts speak basic English. Arabic is the sole official language of Tunisia, but French iswidely spoken and understood, especially in the cities and in thetouristic areas. Answer Spanish is not the national language …of Tunisia, but there are a few that speak it that live in spain. Tunisians speak Tunisian. They speak a dialect of Arabic and many of them do speak French as well, as Tunisia is a former French colony. There is a strong Tunisian presence in French cities such as Marseille or Paris. Arabic,is the official language, and while some businessmen speak English, Italian or German, French is usually the language of commerce. French is less apt to be understood in the far south. English and German are also spoken in major cities. we speak arabic,french,english and another additional european language. Arabic is the official language and most people talk french as a second one and a few talk English also Arabic Tunisian The language spoken in Tunisia is Tunisian Arabic. It is not like most Arabic, so know one could understand you in any other different Arabic country. Arabic, French and English Second is French and third is English The official language of Tunisia is arabe tough French is widely known. Their first language is Arabic and their second language is French, about 95% can speak English. Arabic :D have fun if your going on holiday there ( Full Answer )
Most people in the English-speaking Northwest and Southwestprovinces speak Cameroonian Pidgin English. . Fulfulde serves the same function in the north. . Ewondo serves the same function in much of the Central, South,and East provinces. . Camfranglais (or Frananglais) is a new pidgin language… used inurban areas. There are also 24 other major African language groups French and English ( Full Answer )
It's not its official language and very few people may speak Dutch. All Uruguayans speaks Spanish and many of them knows English and/or Portuguese. The national language of Uruguay is Spanish. SPANISH is the main language. Portugese and English and some local languages are also spoken Spanish. Spani…sh. The official language of Uruguay, a country in South America, isSpanish. Spanish dutch is the official language in Uruguay. however spanish and English is also spoken there. Spanish. SPANISH is the main language. Portugese and English and some local languages are also spoken SPANISH is the main language. Portugese and English and some local languages are also spoken Spanish. SPANISH is the main language. Portugese and English and some local languages are also spoken Spanish is the only official language. Only Spanish is the official language. However, portuÃ±ol is spoken on the north too. Spanish && English (: The official language is Spanish. Also from a mixture of Spanishwith Italian from immigrants known as 'cocoliche'. English iscommon and Portuguese is spoken near the Brazilian border The official language is Spanish, Other languages are Riverense Portunol and Rioplatense Spanish. Only Spanish is the official language. However in the north portuÃ±ol is also spoken. Spanish None officially. Only Spanish is the official language of the country. However, on the border with Brazil many people speak "PortuÃ±ol" (a mixture of Spanish and Portuguese). Only Spanish is the official language but portuÃ±ol is also spoken in the limit with Brazil (north of the country). The principal language of Uruguay is Spanish. Uragian. Spanish. ( Full Answer )
Cleopatra knew 9 languages: Egyptian(also known as Coptic), Greek,Roman, Syrian, Hebrew, Ethiopian, Persian, Aramaic, and Arabic.
Spanish is spoken all over Spain. In addition, most all areas use a dialect of some sort. According to the Real Academia, the Official dialect is Castillian Spanish that is spoken around Madrid and Valladolid. I consider that particular dialect the most beautiful language I've ever heard. Be a…dvised that I spent 25 years as an enlisted man in the US Navy. In no way does that make me an expert on what is beautiful. I do think I am qualified to judge the beauty of women and language. The women of Spain rank right up there with Castillian Spanish. Spanish as spoken in the area of Andalucia is called "Andaluz" A man in Madrid once told me I was from Jerez de la Frontera. He said that he was from Jerez, and that he recognized my accent. I fear I have strayed from the question. Spanish. ( Full Answer )
The national language is Romanian. About 2 million people speakHungarian and a small minority speak German. National Census, March 2002: Total 21 680 974 . Romanian language 19 736 517 . Hungarian " 1 443 970 . Å¢igÄneascÄ " 237 550 (language of gypsies) . Ukrainian " 57 407 . Ge…rman " 44 888 . Russian " 29246 . Turkish " 28 115 . Tartarian " 21 272 . Serbian " 20 411 . Slovakian " 16 027 . Bulgarian " 6 735 . Croatian " 6 355 . Greek " 4 170 . Czech " 3 381 . Polish " 2 690 . Italian " 2 538 . Chinese " 2 266 . Yiddish " 951 (spoken by jews) . Armenian " 721 . Albanian " 469 . Macedonian " 482 . Slovenian " 149 Other languages, undeclared, etc. about 15 000 The official language of Romania is Romanian, an Eastern Romancelanguage related to Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese andCatalan. Romanian. and English. Romanian census, March 2002: * Total population: 21 680 974 * Romanian language: 19 736 517 * Hungarian language: 1 443 970 * Gypsy language: 237 570 * Ukrainian language: 54 407 * German language: 44 888 and other very small groups ^ this answer took to long. even though it seems very accurate i am going to edit a lot of it to be a pric k The Romanian language is understood by 99,8 % citizens. Minority languages are: Hungarian, Gypsy, Ukrainian, German. Romanian language: approx. 90% Hungarian language: approx. 6 % Gypsy language: approx. 1,5 % Romanian language: 19 736 917 Hungarian language: 1 443 970 Gypsy language: 237 570 Ukrainian language: 57 407 German language: 44 888 and some other minor languages of different ethnic groups. Romanian language The official language is the Romanian language. Romanian language: 21 680 979 Hungarian language: 1 443 970 Gypsy language: 237 570 Ukrainian language: 57 407 German language; 44 888 Russian language: 29 246 Turkish language: 28 115 etc. Romanian national census , March 2002:Romanian language: 91,03 %Hungarian language: 6,66 %Gipsy language: 1,1 %Ukrainian language: 0,27 %Germaan language: 0,21 %Russian language: 0,13 %Turkish language: 0,13 %etc., the difference from 100 % The Romanian language is a latin-based language, so it shares characteristics with Italian, Spanish, French and Portuguese. It uses the latin alphabet, with a few extra letters. The official language of Romania is Romanian. Romanian The Romanians speak Romanian. This language is formed from latin (60percent), geto-dacian (20percent), slav languages, eg. Russian (15percent) and 5percent other influences. It was first defined in the 12th centrury. After Mihai Dinu - "Personalitatea limbii romÃ¢ne": latin words approx. 62 %, old slavonic words approx. 15 %, uncertain origin approx. 1,5 %, unknown origin approx. 2, 5%, Hungarian and french words appox. 1,7 % each, greek words approx. 1,5 %, bulgarian words approx. 1,5 %, albanian words aprox. 1,5 %, bulgarian and serbian words approx. 1,2 % each, Turkish words approx. 0,5 %; we know also about 250 dacian words. Most Romanians speak Romanian as their first language. There is also a quite large Hungarian-speaking minority and also a very small German-speaking minority (which was once much bigger). These minorities also speak Romanian. The official language in Romania is the Romanian language (a language of Latin [Romanic] origin); the Romanian language is the mother language for more than 93 % of the population. 1. Romanian language - approx. 92 % 2. Hungarian language - approx. 6, 5 % 3. Gypsy language - approx. 1,5 % 4. Ukrainian language - approx. 0,3 % 5. German language - approx. 0,15 % More exact results (from the census - October 2011) in May 2012. Romanian language (a language from the Latin or Romanic group). Languages spoken in Romania, after the Romanian census, March 2002: Total - 21 680 974 Romanian - 19 736 517 Hungarian - 1 443 970 Gypsy - 237 570 Ukrainian - 57 407 German - 44 888 Russian - 29 246 Turkish - 28 115 Tartarian - 21 272 Serbian - 20 411 Slowakian - 16 027 Bulgarian - 6 735 Croatian - 6 355 Greek - 4 170 Czech - 3 381 Polish - 2 690 Italian - 2 531 Chinese - 2 266 Yiddish - 951 Armenian - 724 others and nondeclared - 15 751 The next census: October 2011. . The Romanian people speak the Romanian language (a language ofLatin origin). Romanian romanian romanian The officialy language in Romania is the Romanian language. Also this language is the mother language of approx. 93 % persons in Romania. . The official language is the Romanian language, a language of Latin origin. Romanian The official language of Romania is the Romanian language (mother language for more than 90 % of the inhabitants). I think the main languages taught there is Romanian and English. The Romanian language romanian of course, altough there are a lot of people who speak Hungarian, too.actually, it' a bit annoying to hear so much Hungarian 91% of Romanian people speak Romanian. 6.7% speak Hungarian 1.1% speak Romany There are many ethnic groups in Romania. In addition to the Hungarians and Roma, there are inhabitants whose mother tongues include German, Turkish, Crimean Tatar, Greek, Croatian, Ukrainian and Serbian, and doubtless some whose first language is English. For more information see Related links below. The official language in Romania is the Romanian language. Romanian language (a language from the Latin or Romanic group). Romanian language The Romanian language The Romanian language is of Latin (Romanic) origin. The officialy language in Romania is the Romanian language. The Romanian language is the mother language for approx. 92 % of the inhabitants of Romania. This language is the Romanian language. Romanian language The Romanian language is the mother language of more than 92 % of the Romanian citizens; the Romanian language is understood by more than 99 % of the inhabitants. . Romanian language Romanian The principal language is the Romanian language - spoken by more than 90 % persons. They speak in Romania the Romanian language (of Latin origin). The official language in Romania is the Romanian language. The official language (and the mother language for more than 90 % of the Romanian citizens) is the Romanian language. The official language is the Romanian language, known by more than99 % from the inhabitants. After the Romanian National Census Book (March 2002): Romanian language, 91 %. Romanian, an Eastern romance language related to Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Catalan. Romanian language (for more than 90 % inhabitants is the mother language). The Romanian language is the mother language of more than 92 % of the Romanian citizens; the Romanian language is understood by more than 99 % of the inhabitants. The official language in Romania is the Romanian language; for more than 90 % of population this is the mother language. The official language is the Romanian language: approx. 90 %; also Hungarian (approx. 6 %), Gypsy (approx. 2 %) and some other minor languages. The Romanian language is official. The Romanian language is official. Languages spoken in Romania, after the Romanian census, March 2002: Total - 21 680 974 Romanian - 19 736 517 Hungarian - 1 443 970 Gypsy - 237 570 Ukrainian - 57 407 German - 44 888 Russian - 29 246 Turkish - 28 115 Tartarian - 21 272 Serbian - 20 411 Slowakian - 16 027 Bulgarian - 6 735 Croatian - 6 355 Greek - 4 170 Czech - 3 381 Polish - 2 690 Italian - 2 531 Chinese - 2 266 Yiddish - 951 Armenian - 724 others and nondeclared - 15 751 91 % - Romanian language 6 % - Hungarian language 1,1% - Gypsy language Languages in Romania (Romanian census, March 2002): Total population: 21 680 974 Romanian language: 19 736 517 Hungarian language: 1 443 970 Gypsy language: 237 570 Ukrainian language: 57 407 German language: 44 888 and other minor languages After the data from the census of March 2002: 1. Romanian 19 737 517 2. Hungarian 1 443 970 3. Gypsy language 237 570 4. Ukrainian 57 407 4. German 44 888 5. Russian 29 246 6. Turkish 28 115 7. Tatarian 21 272 8. Serbian 20 411 and others Data from the census of October 2011 were not published until now because the census was not seroius. Romanian language: 19 736 917; the Romanian language is the official language. Hungarian language: 1 443 970 Gypsy language: 237 570 Ukrainian language: 57 407 German language: 44 888 and some other minor languages of different ethnic groups. Some peoples understand French, English, Russian, Spanish, Italian. . The official language in Romania is the Romanian language; the Romanian language is the mother language for more than 93 % of the population. ( Full Answer )
It depends on what province you live in. My province is Amharatherefore, we speak Amharic. amharic English is the most widely spoken foreign language and is themedium of instruction in secondary schools. Amharic was thelanguage of primary school instruction, but has been replaced inmany areas by loc…al languages such as Oromifa and Tigrinya.Ethiopia has its own alphabet, called Ge'ez or Ethiopic (ááá), andcalendar. most of them speak Amharic,Tigrina and oromiga and others takes the other left about 83 language.most of the people speak amharic as first and second language. Thelargest first languages are: Oromigna , Amharic (official language); Somali and Tigrinya . Widely-spoken foreignlanguages include Arabic and English . Oromo, but as many as ninety other languages are also spoken,including English. amhericamheric . Answer . Amharic is the official language of Ethiopia. There are a total of 84 languages in Ethiopia. Ethiopia has approximately ninety different languages. Oromigna is the language that is spoken the most, but Amharic is considered to be the official language of Ethiopia. The main languages are: Amharic, Tigrinya, Oromigna, Guaragigna, Somali, and Arabic. There are over 200 other languages spoken in Ethiopia. i dk but they speak Arabic ( Full Answer )
Shetlandic, a dialect of Scots, which is a language very similar to but distinct from modern English. Scots should bot be confused with Scottish English (basically, English with a Scottish accent) or Scottish Gaelic (which is not closely related to English at all). English (Scottish English) is a…lso spoken there. ( Full Answer )
The short answer is English. However, most citizens speak Trinidad Creole English which is nottaught in schools but is learned as a home language.Internationally Accepted English is the language that is expectedfor official government business, however, it is not unusual foreducated persons in Trini…dad to use a mixture of Standard Englishand Trinidad Creole in speech. Caribbean Hindustani, French, Chinese, and Spanish are also spoken. Before Christopher Columbus came, there were Arawak people livingthere. The islands were taken over by first the Spanish and then byother groups including French, English, Scots, German, Irish, andAfricans. from the british English ( Full Answer )
There isn't really a percentage, but not English is spoken. A language called Vietnamese is spoken.
The difference between spoken language and written language is that one is spoke through your mouth and the other is written on paper.. the spoken language is composed of symbols
Your primary language is the one most often spoken. Schools dealing with ESL populations and immigrant parents regularly query what is the primary language spoken in the home to help with home school communications. A seconday language would be any other language you spoke, or if more than two langu…ages are involved the one most next often spoken after the primary language. ( Full Answer )
the ancient Mayans spoke Mayan. The Mayans covered a large area of northern Central American and had many languages, among them: Huastecan Yucatecan Ch'olan Q'anjobalan-Chujean Mamean Quichean Poqom Yucatan mayans speak Maya - depending where they are they have different dialects like quiche in Gu…atemala etc. ( Full Answer )
Actually it is a tie. Arabic is the most difficult spoken language. Writing Arabic is the second hardest. Speaking Chinese is the second hardest, writing it is the first. Learn both languages! You'll never have to go through that painstaking nothing to do feeling ever again!. Hebrew is at third.
There are many languages spoken throughout the world. Languagesvary throughout the world in different countries and regions of theworld.
Written English is most often planned, while spoken English is most often unplanned. This results in many differences. In written English, complex (subordinate clause(s) + main clause) and compound (multiple main clauses, which are joined together with conjunctions) sentences are common. Written …sentences also tend to be longer. In spoken English, however, sentences are usually simple and shorter. Sometimes what can be classified as a compound sentence comes up, but it is usually just a string of short, simple sentences connected with an 'and' or 'but', which is used by the speaker to signal that they are not done talking. Written English also usually uses standard grammar. In spoken, non-standard subject-verb agreements, ellipsis of auxiliary and/or subject, non-standard word order, fragmented sentences etc. are all very common. Written English usually uses more jargon, while spoken uses more slang. This is because written is usually in a more formal register than spoken. Spoken English also makes use of more than just words - context cues, tone, gestures, eye contact and body language all play a part in spoken communication, while written English lacks these. Spoken English also contains discourse particles such as, 'like', 'so yeah' and 'y'know'. As much as they are disliked by the 'elite', they do serve many functions. 'Like' can be used to soften the blow of a statement ("I'm, like, kind of busy tomorrow."), or to indicate that something was said or thought ("She was like, 'Whatever.'"). 'Y'know' can be used to include the audience, ("VCE's just so busy, y'know?"), or to confirm that the audience has understood. Spoken English also contains non-fluency features, due to being largely unplanned and spontaneous. For example, pause-fillers. Pause fillers are words such as 'um' and 'er', that have no meaning by themselves, but are used to fill pauses in conversation and to indicate that the speaker has not finished talking. Spoken English also contains repetition and self-correction - again, because it is spontaneous. Overlaps and interruptions are also common, as speech is usually dialogue. Some overlaps are not neccessarily used to override the current speaker - many overlaps are just listeners giving support and recognition, by saying things like, 'yeah', 'uhuh' and 'I know what you mean'. I hope this has helped! = ) ( Full Answer )
Today many different dialects of the Maya languages are spoken:Wastec, Chicomucultec, Yucatec, Lakantun, Itza', Mopan, Chontal,Ch'ol, Ch'orti', Ch'olti', Tzeltal, Tzotzil, Chuj, Tojolab'al,Q'anjob'al, Akatek, Jakaltek, Mocho', Mam, Tekiteko, Ixil,Awakatek, Uspantek, Kaqchikel, Tz'utujil, K'iche', Ac…hi,Sakapultek, Sipakapense, Poqomchi, Poqomam and Q'eqchi'. These dialects have evolved gradually from Proto-Mayan; in thehistoric period of Classical Maya the languages were Huastec,Yucatec, Ch'olan, Q'anjob'al, Mamean, Quichean and Ixil. These arethe languages used in Maya texts. There are more than 30 different Mayan lanaguages. Here is a partial list: . Chontal . Ch'ol . Ch'orti' . Ch'olti' . Tzeltal . Tzotzil . Chicomuceltec . Huastec . Chuj . Tojolab'al . Jakaltek . Q'anjob'al . Akatek . Mocho' . Awakatek . Ixil . Mam . Tektitek . Q'eqchi . Poqomam . Poqomchi' . Achi . K'iche' . Kaqchikel . Tz'utujil . Sakapultek . Sipakapense . Uspantek . Itza' . Mopan . Lacandon . Yucatec Maya Answer: Mayan Indians speak a form of the Mayan language. The Mayanlanguage family has about 28 different dialects. Most Mayan Indiansalso speak some Spanish. A number also speak English. A largenumber have come to the United States as illegal immigrants. Theyperiodically return to their homeland. ( Full Answer )
A written language is written, spoken is spoken. Ogham is written while Gaelic is spoken. We speak English and write Latin. Look up ancient scripts on internet. There is awesome material on written language. Some spoken languages arent written (like tribal languages) ____ Generally, written languag…e is more formal than speech. Most languages are both written and spoken however there are some languages that are one or the other. For example, Braille is a type of written language which isn't spoken. On the other hand there are some tribal languages which have no alphabet or written form so they are called spoken languages. ( Full Answer )
Both are production in order to produce ideas. Both are used for communications. Both have mediums which are sound and writing.
First, they are called the Maya. The language they spoke is Mayan. It varies in dialect, such as Mopan Maya, or Itza Maya.
SPOKEN: -this are made up on the spot. -mostly used for communication. -tends to be informal -it is picked up visually and audio-logically -contractions are used. -dynamic and immediate -body language and tone of voice indicated things. -came before written history WRITTEN: -has… to be taught. -more planned. -formal language -exclusive grammar is used. -well-ordered and presented in a more sophisticated way engaging highter level vocabulary to be used. -more articulate (fluent). ( Full Answer )
Mayan itself is a language. Most descendants of the Mayans now speak Spanish although there are still communities throughout Central America that refuse to speak other languages. The Mayan languages were spoken by ancient Mayans, and are stillspoken by about 6 million modern Maya peoples. It's a lan…guagefamily instead of a specific language. ( Full Answer )
Corinthian German does not have an official written language, but steps are being made to write an official dictionary for the language.
Spoken language tends to be easier to interpret than writtenlanguage because it is accompanied by telling voice inflections.Also, spoken language tends to be less formal than writtenlanguage.
Most languages spoken in the world do not have an original written form. This idea of writing dates back to Egypt, Babylonia, Greece, China and India. When we look at the new world, the most advanced civilizations had written language, the Aztec, Inca, Maya, and many people believe the Iriquoir and …Omlec had it as well. Originally, everthing except the Europeans, Arabs, Indians, Chinese and Japonese, and the few civilizations in the Americas had no written words. Later, African tribes like the Mali, and Zulu developed them, By the time of colonialization, around 1490, the words of Europe were being exported. African and American, and Australian tribes which had no written language adopted entire languages (as in the Americas) or at least entire writing systems (as in Australia) Today approximately 6000 languages are spoken, and more then 2/3 of them did not have an original written language (who is to say whether one would have developed) but today over 80% of all languages use some sort of written communication. ( Full Answer )
Yes, Latin was widely spoken from about the 8th century BCE to the 5th century CE in much of middle and southern Europe. It started to be spoken in Rome and was the main language of the Roman Republic and Empire. In the Eastern Roman Empire -later known as the Byzantine Empire- , Greek was generally… the main language rather than Latin. The Byzantine Empire ended in 1453. ( Full Answer )
Tanzania. Swahili is an official language, alongside English. Kenya. Swahili is a national language, alongside other major African languages. Uganda. Swahili is widely used as a language of interethnic communication. Democratic Republic of Congo. Swahili is one of four national languages. Ot…her countries. Swahili is also used in Rwanda, in Burundi (for commercial purposes), and by a significant number of people in the southern part of Somalia and in northern Mozambique. It is also encountered in the larger cities of Southern Ethiopia. ( Full Answer )
The official language is English, but there are pockets of French and Micmac speakers, as well as immigrants who speak their native language in addition to English.
The Languages are . Hieroglyphics . Greek . Demotic ( Another Egyptian Language) The Rosetta Stone was found in 1799 by a group of French Soldiers, and Decoded by a man named Jean Francois Champollion.
there is no information about the Queen of Sheba except in thebible, and no mention of what languages she spoke.
NORTH AMERICA: UK (through various territories)~ English de facto Canada~ English, French Denmark (Greenland)~ Greenlandic Mexico~ Spanish France (through various territories)~ French US~ no national official language, English de facto and official in some 30 states, Hawaiian also offici…al in Hawaii Antigua and Barbuda~ English The Bahamas~ English Barbados~ English Cuba~ Spanish Dominica~ English Dominican Republic~ Spanish Grenada~ English Haiti~ French, Haitian Creole Jamaica~ English St Kitts and Nevis~ English St Lucia~ English St Vincent and the Grenadines~ English Netherlands (through various territories)~ Dutch, English, Frisian, Papiamento Trinidad and Tobago~ English Belize~ English Guatemala~ Spanish (plus 22 other indigenous languages) El Salvador~ Spanish Honduras~ Spanish Nicaragua~ Spanish Costa Rica~ Spanish Panama~ Spanish SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia~ Spanish Venezuela~ Spanish Ecuador~ Spanish Peru~ Spanish Chile~ Spanish Argentina~ Spanish (de facto) Uruguay~ Spanish Paraguay~ Spanish, Guarani Bolivia~ Spanish, and 36 other native languages Brazil~ Portuguese France (French Guiana[Guyane])~ French Suriname~ Dutch Guyana~ English ( Full Answer )
Boers originally spoke 'old Dutch' , now modified with the addition of many new words to 'Afrikaans'. . I once spoke Afrikaans to a Dutch policeman who retorted that I spoke like his grandfather !.
There's no such place as "Arabia." This is an old-fashioned designation for North Africa and the Middle East, which speak hundreds of languages.
Various Khoisan languages such as Hadza, Sandawe, Khoe, Kwadi (possibly extinct) Nama, Korana. Kxoe and Naro
If Arthur were a real person that lived in the 5th or 6thcenturies, he would have spoken Brythonic and Latin. If he was from the western seaboard he may have spoken a Goidelic(Gaelic) / Brythonic mixed language).
Chinese written language is the oldest known recorded language It was written on old bones and turtle shells The current written language developed from pictographs There is the traditional style and simplified style developed because so many Chinese were illiterate because the characters w…ere too hard to write. (Mandarin only) The spoken language has four tones and a neutral tone The word for "him, her and it" is all the same (ta) but written differently If you say "Wo de ma ma shi ma ma?" because of the different tones you could be asking "Is your mother a horse?" ( Full Answer )
The trouble with this question is 'no language remains in its archaic form'. There are several language isolate (languages that have no known related languages) that probably go all the way back to the earliest divisions of languages (whatever that is) but even these go through progressive change. S…peakers of any language wouldn't be able to understand that same language as it was spoken even a few centuries before. So really no language is any older than any other language. Written language is a different matter however as ancient samples have been found written in stone. The run-away winner in this category is cuneiform, the written form of Sumerian. This language is extinct however, both spoken and written. The title of oldest written language still in use today has many contenders but one of the fore-runners would be Hebrew. ( Full Answer )
There are at least 33 distinct Mayan languages: 1. Achi 2. Akatek 3. Awakatek 4. Chicomuceltec 5. Ch'ol 6. Ch'olti' 7. Chontal 8. Ch'orti' 9. Chuj 10. Huastec 11. Itza' 12. Ixil 13. Jakaltek 14. Kaqchikel 15. K'iche' 16. Lacandon 17. Mam 18. Mocho' 19. Mopan 20. Poqomam 21. Poq…omchi' 22. Q'anjob'al 23. Q'eqchi 24. Sakapultek 25. Sipakapense 26. Tektitek 27. Tojolab'al 28. Tzeltal 29. Tzotzil 30. Tz'utujil 31. Uspantek 32. Yucatec Maya 33. Yucatec-Lacandon ( Full Answer )
The Aztec spoke Nahuatl (NAH-wah-tool). I know some Maya spoke Nahuatl too, but not very many.
(Please add the languages alphabetically) Aari Abau Aceh Achi, Rabinal Acholi Adangme Adi Adygey Afade Afar Afrikaans A-Hmao Ainu Aja-Gbe Akan Akha Aklanon Akposo Alaba Albanian Albanian, Kosovar Aleut Algonkian /Algonquian Algonquin Altai Alur … Amanab Amdo, Tibetan Amhara Amharic Amoy Amuzgo, Guerrero Amuzgo, Oaxaca Anaang Andh Angas Anglo-Saxon Antandroy Anuak Anyin Apache Apinaye A-Pucikwar Apurina Arabic / Ø¹Ø±Ø¨ÙØ© (Semitic) Arabic, Algerian Spoken Arabic, Chadian Spoken Arabic, Egyptian Colloquial Arabic, Hassaniya Arabic, Iraqi Baghdadi Arabic, Modern Standard Arabic, Modern Standard (Egyptian Accent) Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Arabic, North African Arabic, Palestinian Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Arabic, Tunisian Aragonese Aramaic Aramba Aranese Arapahoan Arawak Arifama-Miniafia Armenian Armenian, Western Arpitan Assamese Assyrian Asturian Ateso Atitlan Mixe Atkan Attuan Aukaans Avar Avestan Awadhi Awgni Aymara, Central Azerbaijani Azerbaijani, North Aztec Nahuatl Guerrero Bacama-Bwatiye Badaga Bade Bagheli Bahnar Bakairi Bakhtiari Balanta Bali Balkar Balochi Balochi, Eastern Balochi, Southern Balochi, Western Balti Bambara Bamun Bandi Bangjinge Banjar Banten Bara Baram Bareli, Rathwi Bari Bariai Bariba Basa Basaa Bashkir Basketto Basque Bassa Bata Batak Angkola Batak Karo Batak Simalungun Batak Toba Boto Baule Bavarian Bedamuni Beele Beembe Belarusian (Slavic) Belorussian Bemba Bena Bench Bengali à¦¬à§à¦à§à¦à¦²à¦¿) Bengali, Common Language Bengali, Musselmani Berber Bering Berom Betawi Bete Bete, Guiberoua Bhadrawahi Bhatri Bhili Bhojpuri Bhunjia Biafran Bicolano Bihari Bikol (also Bicol) Bijago Bima Bimoba Birhor Birifor, Southern Bislama Bissa Biu-Mandara ( Central Chadic ) Blaan, Koronadal Blaan, Sarangani Blackfoot Bodo Boga Boghom Bola Bole Bolu Bokkos Bomu Bororo Bosnian Bosnian (Slavic) Bouyei Brahui Brahui Braj Bhasha Brazilian Sign Language Breton Bru, Eastern Budu, Koya Budu, Nita Buduma Bugis Buglere Bukusu Bulgarian Bulgarian (Slavic) Buli Bulu Bundel Khandi Bura (also Bura-Pabir) Bure Buriat, Russia Burmese Burmese Musselmani Buurak Bwazza Bween Bwol Cakchiquel, Central Cakfem-Mushere Camunic Cantonese Cantonese(Chinese) Carib Catalan (Romance) Catalan-Valencian-Balear Catawba Cayuga Cebuano Cebuano (Malayo-Polynesian) Celtic Central Asian Russian Chachi Chadic Chagatai Chakma Chaldean Cham, Eastern Cham, Western Chamba Chambeali Chamorro Chaouia Chasu-Pare Chatino, Nopala Chavacano Chechen Cherokee (á£á³á©, Tsalagi) Cheyenne Chhattisgarhi Chichewa Chilcotin Chimalapa Chin, Asho Chin, Falam Chin, Mun Chinanteco, Quiotepec Chinanteco, Tepetotutla Chinese Chinese, Qinghai Chinese, Sichuan Chinese, Yunnan (Kunming) Chitembo Chittagonian, Common Chittagonian, Musselmani Chodri Chokwa, Angola Chokwe, Congo Chol, Tumbala Chopi Chumburung Chuvash Chwabo Cirebon Cishingini Ciwogai C'Lela Cocoma Colombian Sign Language Colorado River language Comanche Comorian, Shingazidja Copainal Cora Cornish Corsican Costa Rican Sign Language Cree (also Cree-Montagnais, Cree-Montagnais-Naskapi) Cree, Western Crimean Tatar Crioulo, Upper Guinea Croate (Slavic) Croatian Cuicateco, Tepeuxila Czech Czech (Slavic) Daba Dadiya Daffo-Butura Dagaari, Northern Dagaari, Southern Dagbani Dan DangalÃ©at, Dangi Dani, Western Danish / Dansk (Germanic) Danshe Dargestani Dargin Dari Daur Dawro Daza Deccani Deitsch, a Germanic dialect Dene (Chipewyan) Deno Dera Desia Dghwede Dhatki Dhivehi Dhopadhola Dida Digo Dijim (Cham) Dimasa Dinka, Northeastern (Padang) Dinka, South Central (Agar) Dir Diri Ditammari Doemak Dogri Dong, Southern Dot Duala Dukanci Dungan Duri Durr-Baraza Duruwa Dusun Dutch / Nederlands (Germanic) Duwai Dzongkha Ebira Edo Efik Eggon Ejagham, Western Ekspreso Embu Enga English (Germanic) English, Native North American Erzya Esperanto (constructed, based on European languages) Estonian (Finno-Ugric) Etruscan Euskera Ewe Ewondo Fa D'Ambu Faeroese Fakai Fanakalo Fang, Equatorial Guinea Fang, Gabon Fante Faroese Farsi Farsi, Western Fijian Fiji-Hindi Filipino Finnish Finnish / Suomi (Finno-Ugric) Flemish Fon-Gbe Foochow French (Romance) Frisian Fulacunda Fulania Fulfulde, Benin-Togo Fulfulde, Caka Nigeria Fulfulde, Maasina Fulfulde, Pulaar Fulfulde, Western Niger Fulfulde-Adamawa Fuuta Jalon Fyer Ga Ga'anda Gaelic, Irish Gaelic, Scots Gagauz Galambu Galician Galo Gamai Gamit Gamo Garhwali Garifuna Garo Gaviao Do Jiparana Gayo Gbagyi Gbari Gbaya, Northwest Gbeya Ge Gedeo Ge'ez Geji Gen-Gbe Georgian Georgian Gera German / Deutsch (Germanic) Geruma Ghudavan Ghumbagha Gidar Giiwo Gikyode Gilaki Giryama Gitonga Giziga, South Glavda Goemai Gofa Gogo Gola Gondi Gonja Gorontalo Gourmanchema Grebo, Northern Greek / ÎÎ»Î»Î·Î½Î¹ÎºÎ¬ Guaraginga Guarani, Bolivian, Eastern Guarani, Mbya Guarani, Paraguayan Guaymi Gude Gudu Guduf-Gava Guere, Central Gujarati/ àªà«àªàª°àª¾àª¤à« Guji Gun-Gbe Gungu Gurage, Sodo Gurage, West Gurenne Guro Gurung Guruntum-Mbaaru Gusii Gvoko Gwandara Gworam Hadiyya Hadothi Hainanese Haitian 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Itsekiri Ixil, Nebaj Iyansi Iyiyiw-Imuun (Naskapi language) Iynu (or East Cree) Izere Izi-Ezaa-Ikwo-Mgbo Jacalteco, Western Jama Mapun Japanese Japanese / æ¥æ¬èª Jara Jaruara Javanese Javanese, Caribbean Jibu Jilbe Jingpho Jipal Jju Jola-Felupe Jola-Fogny Jola-Kasa Jorai Jorto Judaeo-Spanish Jukun Jula Ju Kabardian Kabiye Kabyle Kachchhi Kadiweu Kafa Kaili, Ledo Kaiwa Kako Kakwa Kalaallisut (Greenlandic) Kalabari Kalagan, Eastern Kalagen, Western Kalanga Kalenjin Kalmyk-Oirat Kamarupan - the Tibeto-Burman language Kamba Kambaata Kambera Kamwe Kanauji Kandawo Kankanaey Kankonian Kannada à²à²¨à³à²¨à²¡ Kanuri, Yerwa Kanyok Kaonde Kapampangan Karai-Karai Karakalpak Karanga Karbi Karekare Karelian Karen, Pwo Karen, Pwo Eastern Karen, Pwo Omkoi Karen, Sgaw Karfa Kariya Karnali Kasem, Burkina Faso Kasem, Ghana Kashmiri Kashmiri Kashubian Kashubian Katab Kathiyawadi Kawaiisu Kawi Kayah Li, Western Kayan Kayapo Kazakh Kekchi Kele Kendayan (Kanayatn) Kera Khakas Khampa, Eastern Khandesi Khasi Khmer Khmer, Central Khmer, Central - M Khmer, Northern Khmu Khoekhoegowab Kholok Kifuliiru Kikamba Kikongo Kikuyu Kilega Kiluba Kimbundu Kimeru Kimochi-Chagga Kinandi Kinaray-A Kintandu Kinyakyusa (Tanzania) Kinyarwanda Kir-Balar Kiribati Kirundi Kisanga Kissi, Southern Kissi, Northern Kiswahili Kituba Kiyombe Klingon (constructed) Koenoem Kofa Kofyar Kok Borok Kom Komering Komi-Permyak Komi-Zyrian Kongo, San Salvador Konkani (Mangalorian) Konkani, Goanese Konkini Konkomba Kono, Sierra Leone Konso Korean / íêµì´ Korean, North Korku Korowai Kpelle, Guinea Kpelle, Liberia Kreol Mauricean Krio Kru Kubi Kui Kuki Kulere Kulvi (or Pahari, Kullu) Kuman Kumauni Kumyk Kuna, San Blas Kuo Kupsabiny Kuranko Kurdi, Behdini Kurdi, Sorani Kurdish Kuria Kurmanji - Cis Kurmanji Standard Kurukh Kurukh/Oraon Kusaal, Eastern Kushi Kuteb Kutto Kuvi Kuy Kwaami Kwagallak Kwangali Kwanyama (Ovambo) Kwatay Kyrgyz Laadi Ladakhi Lahu Lak Lala Lama Lamba Lambadi Lambya Lamnso Lampung Langas Lango Lao Lashi Latin Latvian Laurentian Lelemi Lendu Lenje Leonese Lepcha Lesser Antillean Creole French Letuama-Tanimuca Lezgi Lhao Vo Lhasa, Tibetan Lika Limba, West-Central Limbu Limbum Lingala Lingao Lisu Lithuanian Logo Lokaa Loko Loma Lomwe Longuda Lote Lozi Lubwisi Luchazi Luganda Lugbara Lughuru Lukpa Lukshi Lumasaba Lunda Luo Luragoli Luri (Luristan Province, Iran) Lushi Lusoga Luvale Luyha Lyele Maaka Maasai Maay Macedonian Mada Madi Madura Madzarin Mafa Magahi Magar, Eastern Magar, Western Magindanaon Mai Brat Maithili Maithili Makaa Makasar Makonde Makua Malagasy Malay Malay, Pattani Malayalam/à´®à´²à´¯à´¾à´³à´ Male Malgwa Malvi Mam, Central Mam, Northern Mam, Tajumulco Mambwe-Lungu Mampruli Mandar Mandara Mandarin Mandarin, China Mandarin, Taiwan Mandeali Mandinka Manga Mangas Mangbetu Maninka Maninka, Konyanka Manipuri Manipuri (Meitei) Manjaku Mankanya Mano Mansoanka Manyika Maori Mapudungun Marakwet Maranao Marathi à¤®à¤°à¤¾à¤ à¥ Marba Mardini Marghi Central Mari, Low Maria, Dandami Marwari Marwari, Northern Masa (Masana, Massa) Masai Masana Masbatenyo Mashami-Chagga Mashi Masikoro Mawchi Maxakali Mayan Mayogo Mazahua Mazateco, Huautla De Jimenez Mbala Mbembe, Cross River Mbosi Mbukushu Mburku Medlpa Medumba Mende Menominee Me'phaa Mernyang Meru Mesme Mewari Minangkabau Mingrelian Minianka Mirandese Miship Miskito Mixe, Coatlan Mixtec, Ayutla Mixteco, Alacatlatzala Mixteco, Central Juxtlahuaca Mixteco, Diuxi-Tilantongo Mixteco, Eastern Mixteco, Metlatonoc Mixteco, Monte Verde Mixteco, Northwest Oaxaca Mixteco, Santa Maria Apasco Mixteco, Silacayoapan Mixteco, Southern Puebla Mixteco, Terroro Venado Miya Mizo, Lusha Mnong, Central Moba Mohawk Moksha Molbog Mokulu Mon Mongolian, Halh Mongo-Nkundu Mono Montol Moore Moro Morocco Moru Mro Mumuye Mundang Mundani Mundari Munduruku Munukutuba MÆ°á»ng Mura Murle Musey Musgu Muyang Mwaghavul Mwani Naasioi Naga, Tangkhul Nagamese Nahuatl, Huasteca, Eastern Nahuatl, Huasteca, Western Nahuatl, Sierra De Puebla Nahuatl, Southeast Puebla Nalca Nambikuara, Northern Nambikuara, Southern Nancere Nangjere Naskapi (also Innu Aimuun / Iyuw Imuun) Nauruan Navaho Nawdm Ndau Ndebele, Northern Ndebele, Southern Nembe Nepali Nepali, Far Western New Zealand Sign Language Newari Ngakarimojong Ngambay Ngamo Ngas Ngbaka Ngbandi Ngete Ngiemboon Ngiti Ngizim Ngomba Ngombe Ngwaba Nias Nigerian Pidgin English Nisu Njebi Noone Norman Norwegian, Bokmal Ntcham Nuer Numanggang Numic NÃ¹ng Nupe Nyakyusa-Ngonde Nyam Nyamwezi Nyiramba Nyishi Nyole Nyungwe Nzanyi Nzema Obolo Occidental (constructed) Occitan Ogan Ogoni Ojibwa Ojibwa, Western Okrika Old Church Slavonic Old French Old Prussian (Baltic) Omagua Omi Oneida Onondaga Oriya Oromifa Oromo, Borana-Arsi-Guji Oromo, West-Central Osetin Ossetic Otetela Otomi, Eastern Otomi, Mezquital Otomi, Western Pa'a Paez Paiute Pak Pak Dairi Palauan Palaung, Pale Palaung, Rumai Palembang Pame, Central Panare Pangasinan Panjabi, Western Pa'O Papel Papiamento Papiamentu Parecis Pasemah Pashto Pashto, Northern Passamaquoddy Pennsylvania German Pero PÃ©vÃ© Phende Piaroa Pidgin Pidgin, Cameroon Pijin Pipero Pirah (Mura) Piya-Kwonci Plautdietsch Plautdietsch, Mennonite Low German Pohnpeian Poke Pokomo, Lower Pokoot Polci Polish / Polski (Slavic) Popoloca, San Felipe Otlaltepec Popoloca, San Juan Atzingo Popoloca, San Luos Temalacayuca Popoluca, Sierra Portuguese Portuguese, Brazil Portuguese, Portugal Potiguara Prakriti Pribilof Proto-Algonquian Provencal Punjabi/ à¨ªà©°à¨à¨¾à¨¬à© Punu Purepecha Pyapun Quechua Quechua, Ancash, Conchucos, Northern Quechua, Ancash, Huaylas Quechua, Ayacucho Quechua, Cuzco Quechua, North Bolivian Quechua, South Bolivian Quenya (constructed) Quiche, Central Quiche, West Central Quichua, Highland, Chimborazo Rai, Bantawa Rajbangsi, India Rajbanshi, Nepal Rappahanock Rawang Rejang Reshe Reunion Creole French Rhaeto-Romance Rigwe Romani, Balkan Romani, Caldarasi Romani, Carpathian Romani, Kalderash, Western Romani, Sinte Romanian Romansh Romany (Indo-Iranian) Romblomanon Ron Ronga Rumu Runyankole Runyoro Russenorsk Russian / Ð ÑÑÑÐºÐ¸Ð¹ (Slavic) Russian Sign Language Ruund Saami Sabaot Sabu Sadani Sakalava Analalava Sakalava Besalampy Sakata Salish Sama, Bangingi Sama, Central Sama, Southern Samarkand-Tajik Samo Samoan Sangihe Sango Sanskrit/ à¤¸à¤à¤¸à¥à¤à¥à¤¤à¤ Santali Sanuma Sara Saraiki Saramaccan Sardinian (Romance) Sasak Saya Scots (Lallans) Scots Gaelic (Scottish Gaelic or Gaelic) Seminole Sena Seneca Sengele Senoufo, Cebaara Senoufo, Supyire Serawai Serbian Serbian (Slavic) Serbo-Croatian (Slavic) Serere-Sine Seselwa Creole Shambala Sha Shagawu Shan Shanghainese Sharchogpa Sherbro Sherpa Sheshush (Innu) Shilluk Shimaore Shipibo-Conibo Shona Shoshone Shuar Shui Sidamo Sigidi Sikkimese Silti Sindarin (constructed) Sindebele Sindhi Sinhala Sinhalese Sioux Sirenik Siri Sisaala, Tumulung Siswati Slavey Slovak Slovak (Slavic) Slovene (Slavic) Slovenian Slovio (constructed Slavic) Solresol (constructed) Sokoro Somali Songai, Timbuktu Songe Songhay, Gao Soninke SoranÃ® / Ú©ÙØ±Ø¯Û Sorbian (Slavic) Sotho, Northern Sotho, Southern Spanish / Espanol (Romance) Spanish, Castilian Spanish, Latin American Sranan Sranan-Tongo Suba Subanon, Western Sudovian Sukuma Sukur Sumerian Sunda Sundanese Sunuwar Suri Suryoyo Susu Swahili (Bantu) Swahili, Congo Swahili, Kenya Swahili, Tanzania Swedish Swedish / Svenska (Germanic) Sylhetti Syriac Tabasco Tabassaran Tachelhit Tagalog (Malayo-Polynesian) Tahitian Tai Dam Tai Lue Taita Tajik Takuu/Nakumanu Takwane Tal Tala Talossan Talysh Tamajeq, Tahoua Tamang, Eastern Tamang, Western Tamasheq, Kidal Tamazight, Central Atlas Tamil /à®¤à®®à®¿à®´à¯ Tampulma Tangale Tarafit/Rif Tarahumara Baja Tarahumara, Central Tarok Tatar Tatar Tausug TÃ y Tboli Tchien-Krahn Telugu /à°¤à±à°²à±à°à± Tem Teochew Teonaht Tera Tetun Belu Thai Thai, Northern Thai, Southern Tharaka Tharu, Dangaura Tharu, Rana Thakur Tharu, Saptari Themne Tibetan Ticonderoga Tigre Tigrignan Tigrinya Tigrinya, Eritrea Tigrinya, Ethiopia Timbisha Tira Tiv Tiwa, Northern Tlicho (Dogrib) Tojolabal Tok Pisin Toki Pona Tolaki Toma Tonga Tonga, Malawi Tonga, Zambezi Tongan Toraja Totonaca, Sierra Trique, San Juan Copala Trukese Tshiluba Tsikimba Tsimihety Tsimshian Tsishingini Tsonga Tswa Tswana Tula Tulu Tumak Tumbuka Tupinamba Tupinkin Tupuri Turkana Turkish Turkmen Turkmen Tuscarora Tuvaluan Tuvan Tuvin Twi Twi Tzeltal, Bachajon Tzeltal, Oxchuc Tzeltal, Tenango Tzotzil, Chamula Ubykh (Northwest Caucasian) Udmurt Ukrainian Ukrainian (Slavic) Ulster Scots (Ullans) Umbundu Unalaskan Unangan Urdu /Ø§Ø±Ø¯Ù Urhobo Urim Urubu-Kaapor Uspanteco Ute Uto-Aztecan Uyghur Uzbek Uzbek, Northern Uzbek, Southern Vagla Vai Vasavi Vasui Vemgo-Mabas Venda Vietnamese Vietnamese, Northern Vili Vin Visayan((also Bisayan) Vitu Vunjo-Chagga Wa Waama Waja Wali Walloon (Romance) Wandala Wandi Wanga, Luhya Warao Waray-Waray Warji Watakataui Waumeo Wayampi, Amapari Wayampi, Oiapoque Wayuu Welsh Welsh (Celtic) Western Carib Western Caribbean Creole English Wewewa Willow Wolaytta Wolof Xam Xavante Xedi Xhosa Xiang Xu (Khoisan) Xun Yaka Yakan Yakhine Yakut Yalunka Yanomamo Yao Yao (Iu Mien) Yaqui Yedina Yemba Yiddish Yiwom Yom Yonggom Yoruba YorÃ¹bÃ¡ Yupik Zabana Zaghawa Zagora Zaiwa Zaiwa Zakhring Zaladva Zalamo Zan gula Zanaki Zande Zande, Drc Zande, Sudan Zangskari Zangwal Zaparo Zapotec Zapoteco, Isthmus Zapoteco, Mitla Zapoteco, San Agustin Loxicha Zapoteco, San Juan Guelavia Zapoteco, Sierra De Juarez Zapoteco, Southern Rincon Zapoteco, Western Pochutla Zapoteco, Yalalag Zaar Zakshi Zangwal Zaranda Zari Zarma Zarmaci Zarphatic Zauzou Zay Zayse-zergulla Zaza (Dersim Dialect) Zazaki Zazao Zeem Zemba Zenag Zenaga Zhaba Zhire Zhuang Zhuang, Northern (Yongbei) Zia Zigula Zimakani Zimba Zing Zinza Zire Ziriya Zizilivakan/Ziziliveken Zome Zoque, Zoque, Francisco Leon Zulgwa Zul Zulu Zumaya(nearly extinct) Zumbul Zumbun Zuni Zwara Zyoba Zyphe ( Full Answer )
Spoken language can convey more meaning and can be better adapted to the listener - thus it is a better medium for transmitting some kinds of information and knowledge. Written language (language stored in any one of many different kinds of media) may have some advantages when it comes to preservi…ng huge amounts of information, language of a literary/artistic nature, or information that is used as an objective or widely followed standard, such as codes of law or complex business contracts. ( Full Answer )
Russian - it is spoken by approximately 125 million people (mainly in European Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Estonia, and Latvia).
Mayan Script... The Mayan civilization lasted from about 500 BC to 1200 AD, with a classical period from 300-900 AD. The earliest known writing in the Mayan script dates from about 250 BC, but the script is thought to have developed at an earlier date. Recent archeological finds indicate that the …Mayan civilization started much earlier: around 3,000 BC. In about 1566, the first bishop of Yucatan, Diego de Landa, compiled a key to the Mayan syllabary consisting of 27 Spanish letters and the Mayan glyphs with similar sounds. This became known as the Landa Alphabet and helped with the decipherment of the script, even though it was based on the false premise that the script was alphabetic. For a long time many scholars believed that the script did not represent a language at all, or that it wasn't a complete writing system. The first major breakthrough in decipherment came during the 1950s when a Russian ethnologist, Yuri Valentinovich Knorosov, proposed that the Mayan script was at least partly phonetic and represented the Yucatec Mayan language . His ideas were not welcomed by other Mayanists, but he was eventually proved correct. ( Full Answer )
No, Mayan languages and Spanish have nothing in common. AlthoughAmerican Spanish does have some loan words from Mayan and viceversa.
They didn't have a written language per sae. They used a form of pictograph like many early civilizations. This is why history sometimes misinterpret their intended meanings.
About half a million people in the Guatemalan departments ofQuetzaltenango, Huehuetenango and San Marcos speak Mam, a Mayanlanguage. Some Mam speakers also inhabit the Mexican state ofChiapas.