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Answered 2011-01-14 06:23:14

There are over 6000 Languages in the world, and the majority of them use the Latin-based alphabet. Here is a partial list:

  • Afrikaans
  • Albanian
  • Aragonese
  • Asturian
  • Azeri
  • Basque
  • Boholano
  • Breton
  • Catalan
  • Cebuano
  • Cornish
  • Corsican
  • Croatian
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Esperanto
  • Estonian
  • Faroese
  • Filipino
  • Finnish
  • French
  • Frisian
  • Friulian
  • Fula (Pulaar)
  • Gaelic (Scottish)
  • Galician
  • German
  • Gikuyu
  • Guaraní
  • Hausa (formerly used the Arabic alphabet)
  • Hawai'ian
  • Hungarian (used runic writing system prior to AD 1000)
  • Icelandic
  • Ido
  • Igbo
  • Ilocano
  • Indonesian
  • Interlingua
  • Innu-aimun
  • Irish
  • Italian
  • Javanese - Also uses alphabet called "Hanacaraka" in certain areas
  • Kikongo
  • Kinyarwanda
  • Kirundi
  • Kurdish (Kurmanji)
  • Latin
  • Latvian
  • Laz (Used by Turkey and European Lazs)
  • Leonese
  • Lingala
  • Lithuanian
  • Lombard
  • Luganda
  • Luxembourgish
  • Maori
  • Malay
  • Maltese
  • Manx
  • Moldovan - Also Cyrillic
  • Nahuatl (post Spanish Conquest)
  • Navaho or Navajo
  • Ndebele
  • Norwegian
  • Occitan
  • Oromo (formerly written in the Ge'ez script)
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Quechua
  • Romanian (formerly used the Cyrillic alphabet)
  • Samoan
  • Scots
  • Shona
  • Slovak
  • Slovenian
  • Somali (formerly used the Arabic alphabet and Osmanya script)
  • Spanish
  • Swahili
  • Swedish
  • Tagalog
  • Tahitian
  • Tatar (formerly used Arabic, 1927-1938 Latin-derived Janalif, then Cyrillic and since 2000 Latin again, but generally on the internet)
  • Tongan
  • Tswana
  • Turkish (formerly used the Arabic alphabet)
  • Turoyo (new Latin-based script, originally Syriac alphabet)
  • Vietnamese (formerly with Chữ nho and Chữ nôm)
  • Volapük
  • Võro
  • Walloon
  • Welsh
  • Wolof
  • Xhosa
  • Yoruba
  • Zulu
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