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Language situation in the U.S.

Language situation in the U.S.

 You might be surprised that for more than 200 years America have gotten by without declaring English as its ... more »

Oto-Manguean Language Family

Oto-Manguean Language Family

The Oto-Manguean language stock is a group of related languages or language families of Mexico. It is the largest ... more »

Albanian

Albanian

Albanian (also known as Shqip), is a member of the Indo-European language family in which it has no close relatives. It ... more »

Sindhi

Sindhi

Sindhi belongs to Northwestern group of the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-European language family. Sindhi is spoken by 18.5 million people in the Sindh province ... more »

Caucasian Language Families

Caucasian Language Families

The Ibero-Caucasian language family is one of the several language families spoken in the Caucasus Mountains, a narrow land bridge ... more »

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Burmese, myanma bhasa, belongs to the Lolo-Burmese sub-branch of the Tibeto-Burmese branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family. It is spoken by the majority of the population in Myanmar (formerly Burma). It is also spoken in Bangladesh, Malaysia, Thailand, and the U.S. The total Burmese-speaking population of the world is estimated at slightly above 32 million people (Ethnologue). Throughout history, Burmese has been in contact with speakers of other more »
Norwegian belongs to the East Scandinavian group of the Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family. It is closely related to Swedish and Danish. The three languages developed from Old Norse which was spoken in the areas of Scandinavia that are now Norway, Denmark and Sweden. To this day, Danes, Norwegians, and Swedes can talk more »
Cherokee (Tsalagi) belongs to the Iroquoian language family. The name of the language occurs in several forms. The form Cherokee came from the Eastern, while the form Tsalagi came from the Western dialect. Today, all Cherokee people refer to themselves as tsa-la-gi. Cherokee speakers constitute the seventh-largest group of speakers of native languages north of Mexican border. It is spoken by 15,000 to 22,500 people more »
Lithuanian (lietuvių kalba) belongs to the Baltic branch of the Indo-European language family. It is spoken in Lithuania by close to 3 million people. Besides Lithuania, it is also spoken in Latvia, Estonia, Poland, Canada, and the US. The worldwide population of Lithuanian speakers is estimated at around 3.1 million (Ethnologue). The closest relative of Lithuanian is Latvian, but the more »