What languages are spoken in the country?
It depends on what country you are talking about. There are 205 countries that speak more than 6,800 languages.
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Answer . It would be difficult to answer. The Russia Federation has over 30 official languages, but the main language is still Russian.\n. \nIndia for instance has well over 400 hundred languages yet has one "main" language, which is Hindi in Devanagari script, however English was (and my still… be) an official language of India.\n. \nMost countries have many different languages and dialects, yet have only one (or at most two) language(s) use officially. ( Full Answer )
INDIA. Individual mother tongues in India number several hundred; The 1961 census recognized 1,652 languages
There are many countries that speak English as a second language.These countries include India, Nigeria, Philippines, Germany,France, Pakistan, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, and South Africa.
Indo-European Languages Balto-Slavic Family Vijay John and JonathanSlocum The Balto-Slavic languages are spoken mainly in EasternEurope; they were not attested until late in the first millenniumAD. There are two major groups: Baltic, and Slavic. These two aregenerally agreed to be closely related to… one another and, as awhole, they have always been spoken in the same geographic area,ranging from what is now eastern Germany to modern-day Russia.However, Baltic languages have exchanged "popularity" with Slaviclanguages: Baltic languages were originally spoken over a muchwider area than is now the case, and Slavic languages wereoriginally spoken in a much smaller area. Nowadays, the territoryoccupied by speakers of Slavic languages has expanded considerably,whereas the territory dominated by speakers of Baltic languages hasshrunk to a very small region encompassed by the countries ofLatvia and Lithuania. Currently there are only two surviving Baltic languages, Latvianand Lithuanian, both from the East Baltic sub-group; the entireWest Baltic sub-group, most notably Prussian, is extinct. But thereare many surviving Slavic languages, and these are divided intothree sub-groups: West Slavic, East Slavic, and South Slavic. Theearliest attested Slavic language, dated to the 9th century AD, isOld Church Slavonic, an extinct Slavic language that has influencedmodern Slavic languages to varying degrees as discussed later. Baltic The earliest known writings in Baltic languages were quiterecent compared to the earliest writings in other Indo-Europeanlanguages. However, it is known that the Baltic languages werespoken as early as the late Bronze Age from Poland to the UralMountains in western Russia. They seem to have been veryinfluential in Eastern Europe, and they were involved in trade withother peoples. For example they interacted with Finnic peoples tothe north, who borrowed many words from Baltic languages; thesewords included agricultural or farming-related terms, kinshipterms, and technologies. Although the Baltic languages are nowspoken primarily in Latvia and Lithuania, many rivers in EasternEurope have Baltic names to this day. The territory occupied by Baltic languages became smaller due toGothic and Slavic migrations and, later, to invasions by theTeutonic Knights (German crusaders). The Lithuanians controlled alarge empire, the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, from 1362 to 1569. Theearliest written materials in the Baltic languages appeared onlyafter this empire collapsed, but Baltic languages (especiallyLithuanian) preserve a number of early Indo-Europeancharacteristics that have been lost in other Indo-Europeanlanguages. Therefore, although the Baltic languages were attestedvery late, their conservative nature makes them useful inIndo-European historical linguistics. West Slavic The West Slavic languages are divided into threegroups: Sorbian, Lechitic, and Czech-Slovak. The Sorbian languagesare minority languages spoken in eastern Germany. The Lechiticlanguages are spoken in and around Poland and include Kashubian (aPomeranian language, i.e. spoken on the border between Germany andPoland), Silesian (on the border between Poland and the CzechRepublic), and Polish, which is the third most widely-spoken Slaviclanguage today (and the most widely-spoken West Slavic language);other Lechitic languages were formerly spoken in Germany but arenow extinct. The main Czech-Slovak languages are Czech and Slovak, which did notbecome distinct languages until the 15th century. West Slaviclanguages are those that have been least influenced by Old ChurchSlavonic; this is because Old Church Slavonic spread from theregion of the Southern Slavs, and Hungary separated speakers ofWestern Slavic languages from that region. In addition, Old ChurchSlavonic was the liturgical (religious) language of the EastOrthodox Church. Since speakers of West Slavic languages wereconverted to Roman Catholicism rather than to East OrthodoxChristianity, Latin was generally used as their liturgical languageinstead of Old Church Slavonic. The earliest full-length texts inWest Slavic languages generally seem to date to the 14th century. East Slavic The East Slavic languages include Russian, Ukrainian,Belarusian, and Rusyn (a lesser-known language spoken in many partsof Eastern Europe). Russian is the most widely-spoken Slaviclanguage, and Ukrainian is the second most widely-spoken. However,just as some West Slavic languages are now extinct, not all EastSlavic languages have survived. Two examples of extinct East Slaviclanguages are Russian Church Slavonic and Old East Slavic. RussianChurch Slavonic is a modified East Slavic version of Old ChurchSlavonic that was originally used as a liturgical language, and OldEast Slavic is the ancestor of all modern East Slavic languages. Overall, the East Slavic languages are more closely related thanthose of any other Slavic group. East Slavic languages were sostrongly influenced by Old Church Slavonic that they did not becomedistinct until the 13th century at the earliest, as literature inEast Slavic per se is dated to ca. 1200 in Kiev, which wasthe capital of the old Russian (or East Slavic) state of Rus' andis now the capital of Ukraine, while there were no large numbers ofliterary works in distinct East Slavic languages until about 1600.South Slavic Modern South Slavic languages can be divided into twogroups: Western and Eastern. Western South Slavic languages include Serbo-Croatian(Serbian/Croatian/Bosnian) and Slovenian; Eastern South Slaviclanguages include Bulgarian and Macedonian (not genetically relatedto the Greek dialect of Alexander the Great). These languages aremostly spoken in the Balkans, especially in Bulgaria and [what was]Yugoslavia. Unlike Serbo-Croatian and Slovenian, Bulgarian andMacedonian have some linguistic features borrowed from non-SlavicBalkan languages, particularly Greek and Albanian. Like the EastSlavic languages, the South Slavic languages were stronglyinfluenced by Old Church Slavonic. In fact Old Church Slavonic is often considered to be a SouthSlavic language, though it also seems to be closely related to theProto-Slavic language from which all Slavic languages descended.The first modern South Slavic language to be written appears to beSlovenian, in the 10th century. Recommended Reading . Comrie, Bernard, "Slavonic Languages," pp. 322-328 in TheWorld's Major Languages , ed. by Bernard Comrie. New York:Oxford University Press, 1987. . Eckert, Rainer, Elvira-Julia Bukeveciute, and Friedhelm Hinze. Die baltischen Sprachen: EineEinfuehrung . Leipzig, Berlin, Munich: Langenscheidt VerlagEnzyklopaedie, 1994. . Fortson, Benjamin W., IV. Indo-European Language andCulture: An Introduction . Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing,2004. . Mallory, J.P., and D.Q. Adams. The Oxford Introduction toProto-Indo-European and the Proto-Indo-European World . Oxford,UK: Oxford University Press, 2006. . Schmalstieg, William R., "The Baltic Languages," pp. 454-479 in The Indo-European Languages , ed. by Anna Giacalone Ramat andPaolo Ramat. London and New York: Routledge, 1998. italic Mostly Slavic languages such as Russian, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, and others, almost every country has its own unique language which may or may not be the offical language. Languages spoken in Eastern Europe include (but are not limited to) Albanian, Armenian, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Georgian, Greek, Hungarian, Macedonian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Turkish, & Ukrainian. Most of these languages sound 'Russian' to westerners. ( Full Answer )
Portuguese is the main spoken language in the southwestern country of Portugal . It also is the main spoken language in the South American country of Brazil . And it is the main spoken language in the African countries of Angola , Cape Verde Islands , Guinea-Bissau , Mozambique , and Sao Tome… and Principe . And it also is the main spoken language in the Asian countries of East Timor and Macau . ( Full Answer )
There are many languages spoken throughout the world. Languagesvary throughout the world in different countries and regions of theworld.
Some authorities list Afrikaans as the youngest language in the world, spoken in South Africa. Others list Modern Hebrew, spoken in Israel.
It is difficult to define "youngest" language, but a possible example is Modern Hebrew, which didn't exist prior to the 1880's and is now one of the official languages of Israel.
What are the names of some indigenous languages spoken in the Americas In which countries are they spoken?
Just a very few of the thousands of native American languages in North, Central and South America are: Cholan (Guatemala, San Salvador, Honduras) Yucatec (Mexico, Belize) Nheengatu (Brazil) Tucano (Brazil) Kaingang (Brazil) Bororo (Brazil) Aymara (Peru) Quechua (Peru) As…haninka (Peru) Guarani (Paraguay) Maka (Paraguay) Panare (Venezuela) Yabarana (Venezuela) Yamana (Chile) Abipon (Argentina) Kaiwa (Argentina) Mapudungun (Argentina) Achuar-Shiwiar (Ecuador) Epena (Ecuador) Chatino (Mexico) Chinantec (Mexico) Chocholtec (Mexico) Cochimi (Mexico) Cora (Mexico) Nahuatl (Mexico) Mixe (Mexico) Various Apache dialects (USA) Navajo (USA) Lakota (USA) Crow (USA) Cheyenne (USA) Cherokee (USA) Hopi (USA) Blackfoot (Canada) Algonquin (Canada) Cree (Canada) Dogrib (Canada) Kwakiutl (Canada) Shuswap (Canada) Tutchone (Canada) ( Full Answer )
No, it's not. I don't know much about South American countries, but in Spain they speak mostly Castilian (castellano) Spanish; however, there are some regions where they speak a different language. For exmaple, in CataluÃ±a (where Barcelona is) you can hear CatalÃ¡n. Or in the Basque Country the…y speak Basque. ( Full Answer )
There are multiple countries in Central and South America where Spanish is the main language spoken. El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama etc.
Aymara is a language spoken by the Aymara Indians of the Andes Mountains in South America. The language is spoken in Bolivia, Peru, and Chile.
In the case of Africa, Asia, and Latin America, it was because of colonization and trade.
As with religion and many other cultural aspects, language was imposed by the Spaniards back in the 1500s
In which South American country is Portuguese spoken and why is it the natural language of that country?
Portuguese is the official language of Brazil , which is South America's largest country. Of all the countries of South America, it's most logical that Portuguese should be spoken in Brazil, and that it should have the status of the official language, because Brazil is a former Portuguese colony. … So Portuguese is the native language of Brazilians for whom it's the mother tongue. But the language isn't native to Brazil. Instead, it was transplanted by the Portuguese navigators, rulers and settlers. And it was so successful in its naturalization that nowadays it's known, spoken and understood by almost all Brazilians. Portuguese is also spoken in many other South American Countries, becasue of the proximity and importance of Brazil, but it is not the official language of any other South American Country. Portuguese is spoken in Argentina and Uruguay, where the language is a required subject for schoolchildren. But the official language in both countries remains Spanish. Portuguese also is spoken in the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, where it's one of the nine recognized regional languages of importance. But the country's official language remains English. And, in far lesser degrees, Portuguese also is spoken in Bolivia, Paraguay, and Venezuela; in French Guiana; and in Venezuela. But the official language of the first three countries remains Spanish; and that in the last two countries, French and Dutch, respectively. ( Full Answer )
The official languages country wide are: 1. New Ginea - 820 2. Indonesia - 742 3. Nigeria - 516 4. India - 427 5. United states - 311
Georgian Georgian, which even has its own alphabet. With a population of about 4.26 million, approximately 3.9 m ofthem speak Georgian, which is the official language of the country. Other principle language groups within Georgia include: . Russian 9% . Armenian 7% . Azeri 6% Of course, if som…eone has come from Georgia, they may well speakanother language, perhaps one that is more common in the countrywhere they now live. For example, singer Katie Melua is Georgian.Katie was born in Kutaisi, Georgia, and also lived five years inTbilisi, the capital of Georgia. But now (Sept 2009) she lives inthe UK, and she speaks Georgian, Russian and English. With a population of about 4.26 million, approximately 3.9 m of them speak Georgian , which is the official language of the country. Other principle language groups within Georgia include: . Russian 9% . Armenian 7% . Azeri 6% Of course, if someone has come from Georgia, they may well speak another language, perhaps one that is more common in the country where they now live. For example, singer Katie Melua is Georgian. Katie was born in Kutaisi, Georgia, and also lived five years in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. But now (Sept 2009) she lives in the UK, and she speaks Georgian , Russian and English . For more information, see 'Related links' below. english Georgian is the primary language, but also in the past children learned Russian in school. Today there is a bigger push to learn English. Georgian language. Georgia has its own language from 4 century BC and Alphabet from 5century ad. Georgian is the national language of Georgia. About 4 million people in Georgia speak Georgian. Some also speakSvans, Mingrelians, and the Lazs. Judaeo-Georgian or Russian. ( Full Answer )
English is spoken by the largest number of countries, but Mandarin is spoken by the largest number of people
Considering countries, the spanish language. Considering the whole population of south america, the Portuguese language is mostly spoken, since Brazil alone has 205 million inhabitants and the spanish speaking countries have 170 million inhabitants. Argentina 40 mi Bolivia 10 mi Colombia 4…5 mi Venezuela 28 mi Equador 15 mi Chile 17 mi Paraguai 7 mi Uruguai 4 milhÃµes = ~170 mi. ( Full Answer )
Flanders, the northern region of Belgium. Flemish is not a dialect; it is a language.
French is the official language of 29 countries. Below I have listed their names. Democratic Republic of the Congo France Canada Madagascar Cameroon Cote d'Ivoire Burkina Faso Niger Senegal Mali Rwanda Belgium Guinea Chad Haiti Burundi Benin Switzerland Togo …Central African Republic Republic of the Congo Gabon Comoros Equatorial Guinea Djibouti Luxembourg Vanuatu Seychelles Monaco There are 7 other countries where French is commonly spoken but is not an official language: Morocco Algeria Tunisia Lebanon Mauritania Mauritius Andorra france ( Full Answer )
Gemany (95%, 78.3 million), Austria(89%, 7.4 million), Switzerland Switzerland(65%, 4.6 million) (" D-A-CH "), Luxembourg(0.48 million) and Liechtenstein (0.03 million).
I believe it's in America, because it's a place discovered by many different nations. America is a place where different races meet. When it was firstdiscovered, the Native Americans were there, also the Spanish, French, and the British all have claimed that they found the 'New World' first. So, eve…ryone has had conflict, but America is where we all met and settled. Actually, it's New Guinea with 820 languages followed by Indonesia which has 742 Languages ( Full Answer )
In which South American country is English spoken and why is it the natural language of that country?
English is the official language of Guyana, which used to be the colony of British Guiana before becoming independent in 1966.
It depends on what country you are talking about. If you are talking about the United states, there are more than a thousand languages spoken, but the most common is English.
Pakistan has four neighbouring countries Afghanistan where Pashto and Dari is spoken India where Hindi, Gujrati and other native languages are spoken China where Mandarin Chinese is spoken and Iran, where Farsi is spoken.
The United States, England, and Australia are all countries where English is spoken as a first language by a large portion of the population.
Europe and Asia are continents comprised of thousands of peoples, countries, and dialects. There are no "official languages" when it comes to continents.
Almost every countries in the world speak two language , one is their mother language and another is English (The international Language)
I think the United States. The last statistic I heard on this was that 72 different languages were spoken in the United States. There could be more than that, but I think that is close.
Holland: Dutch. They also talk Frisian in the province Friesland. In the west they sometimes talk a dialect of Low Saxon. Belgium: Dutch, French and a bit German. Also dialects like Flemish, Walloon and Limburgish. Luxembourg: Luxembourgish, French and German. They all talk English very well.
Are different languages spoken in different regions or does each country have its own unique language?
Languages aren't divided up by country, they appear in different areas of the world. That's how South America has a total of two major languages (Spanish and Portuguese, although English, French, Dutch, and quite a few Amerindian languages are spoken), and Africa has over over 200 indigenous langu…ages, while most countries have French as their official language. The US had dozens of Amerindian languages spoken in it before it became a British colony--and now there's only one or two languages spoken by the vast majority of the population. ( Full Answer )
I will point the European Union (the matter of fact a confederation of countries but with common political bodies like parliament and government), with 23 OFFICIAL languages and an uncountable number of spoken languages and dialects. India has 23 officially recognized languages, with over 1,600 …different languages spoken. ( Full Answer )
Here is a list of all 23 countries with significant spanish-speaking populations. Many of these countries do not recognize Spanish as an official language (see below): 1. Argentina 2. Bolivia 3. Chile 4. Colombia 5. Costa Rica 6. Cuba 7. Dominican Republic 8. Ecuador 9. El Salvado…r 10. Equatorial Guinea 11. Guatemala 12. Honduras 13. Mexico 14. Nicaragua 15. Panama 16. Paraguay 17. Peru 18. Philippines 19. Puerto Rico 20. Spain 21. United States 22. Uruguay 23. Venezuela Spanish an official language only in these 14 countries: 1. Bolivia 2. Colombia 3. Costa Rica 4. Cuba 5. Ecuador 6. El Salvador 7. Equatorial Guinea 8. Guatemala 9. Honduras 10. Panama 11. Paraguay 12. Peru 13. Spain 14. Venezuela ( Full Answer )
The Romanian language is an official language in Romania and Moldova. But Romanians exists in many other countries: Ukraine, Russia, Kazachstan, Bulgaria, Hungary, Serbia, Macedonia, Italy, Austria, France, Germany, Spain, United States, Canada, Australia, Israel, etc. .
There are several but the only Spanish-speaking nation where the language has limited status is the United States where it is widely spoken but not used officially by the government.
There is no Caribbean "mainland" but there are countries in Central America with Caribbean borders. The most spoken language in Central America is Spanish.
Spanish and Basque are spoken in the Vascongada. They speak Spanish as their first language, and Basque as their second language. Basque and Spanish are the spoken languages of the Basque provinces in Spain. Specifically, Basque is spoken infour provinces of northern Spain. The provinces of Ara…ba, Bizkaia,and Gipuzkoa join to form the autonomous Basque Country within theKingdom of Spain. The province of Nafarroa represents its ownautonomous community. Basque and Spanish will be found spokenthroughout all four provinces. Basque, French andSpanish are the main spoken languages of the BasqueCountry. Specifically, the Basque Country isan autonomous community within the Kingdom of Spain. It representspart of northern Spain's border with southern France. Threeprovinces on the France side of the border shelter Basque languagespeakers. Basque will be encountered throughoutall six provinces as well as in the neighboring chartered communityof Navarre. French will be found spoken alongside and north of theborder. Spanish will be spoken alongside and south of theborder. They speak Spanish or Euskara, or both. Their unique and very old Basque language, plus either French or Spanish, because the Basque region is divided between France and Spain. Basques originate from the Western Pyrenees (Spain and France). Their language, demonym, and place of origin is all known as Basque. ( Full Answer )
Spanish. except for: . Brazil, which speaks Portuguese . Canada, French Guiana, and Haiti, which speak French
they speak different language in different countries. For examples France they speak french the US we speak english and in Italy they speak Italian.
Ola the 2 main languages spoken in south American nations are Spanish and portugues tchau
Pitkern, which is the main language of the Pitcairn Islands. (English is the Official language, but most of the population speaks Pitkern as their first language). The total population as of 2011 is 47 people.
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 ( Full Answer )
Do you mean the four most popular languages in the world? That would be Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, English, and Arabic, in order.
Spanish is the primary language. In some parts of South Americathere is still a population that speaks Mayan and other NativeAmerican languages.
There are 29 countries where French is spoken as an Official language: Democratic Republic of the Congo France Canada Madagascar Cameroon CÃ´te d'Ivoire Burkina Faso Niger Senegal Mali Rwanda Belgium Guinea Chad Haiti Burundi Benin Switzerland Togo Central African Republic Re…public of the Congo Gabon Comoros Equatorial Guinea Djibouti Luxembourg Vanuatu Seychelles Monaco ( Full Answer )
While the word "koala" comes from Australia, where English isspoken, the word itself is derived from one of the aboriginaldialects. With the first recorded sighting of a koala by Europeans came thereport that the local indigenous people called it a "cullawine".Another report from e colonial years sa…id the local indigenousDharug people of the Blue Mountains area called it a "gula", whichmeans "no drink." The koala was variously called cola/colah,koolah, kaola and koolewong in other dialects, just to name a few.The final word, koala, seems to be a combination of these nativeterms. ( Full Answer )
Many different languages are spoken in the many Commonwealth countries. The English language is common to most members of the Commonwealth.
Catalan is one of the Romance Languages, meaning it derived from Vulgar Latin. The etymology behind this word is the origin of its use, which is the northeastern part of Spain and parts of France in a region called Catalonia.
The Haya language, which is a Niger-Congo language, is spoken in Tanzania and named after the Haya who speak it. They live in the south and southwest of Lake Victoria.