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Indo-Iranian Branch

Indo-Iranian Branch

Iranian languages constitute a branch of the Indo-European language family. They are spoken over a wide area of the Middle ... more »

Mongolian

Mongolian

Mongolian is the best-known and largest member of the Mongolic language group. It is the primary language in the Mongolian ... more »

Romance Branch

Romance Branch

All Romance languages are descendants of Vulgar Latin dialects spoken by the common people in the Roman Empire. Spread of the ... more »

Esperanto

Esperanto

Esperanto, Eo, La Lingvo Internacia, is the most widely spoken constructed (or artificial) international language. A constructed language is one whose phonology, ... more »

Javanese

Javanese

Javanese is a member of the Malayo-Polynesian branch of the Austronesian language family. Its closest relatives are Malay, Sunda, Madura, and Bali. It is the second ... more »

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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 of Pakistan, and by 2.8 million Sindhi speakers in India who emigrated to India in 1947 when British India was divided. It is also spoken in Oman, the Philippines, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. The total number more »
Guaraní (avañe’ẽ) belongs to the Tupi-Guaraní family of South America. It is spoken by 4.6 million people in Paraguay, Argentina, Bolivia, and Brazil (Ethnologue). These languages are spoken by people who inhabit a vast area in the Amazon forest in Brazilian states and Paraguay in the south, and from the Atlantic coast in the east to the Andes of Bolivia more »
Gikuyu  (Kikuyu, Agĩkũyũ )belongs to the Bantu branch of the Niger-Congo language family. It is a growing language spoken as a first language by 6.6 million people in Kenya in an area between Nairobi and Mount Kenya (Ethnologue). In recent years, the language has spread into other parts of southern Kenya, so that today Gikuyu speakers constitute one more »
Tagalog (Filipino) belongs to the Malayo-Polynesian branch of the Austronesian language family. The name of the language is derived from tagá-ílog, from tagá- ‘native’+ ílog ‘river.’ It is spoken by 21.5 million people as a first language and is spoken as a second language by a great majority of Filipinos. Tagalog is also spoken in Canada, Guam, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and USA. more »