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Uto-Aztecan Language Family

Uto-Aztecan Language Family

Uto-Aztecan stock is one of the largest language groups of North and Central America in terms of population, linguistic ... more »

Malayalam

Malayalam

Malayalam (മലയാളം), should not to be confused with Malay, a language spoken in Malaysia. It belongs to the Southern branch of the Dravidian language family. ... more »

Swedish

Swedish

Swedish (Svenska) belongs to the East Scandinavian group of the Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family. It is primarily spoken in ... 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 »

Igbo

Igbo

Igbo (Asụsụ Igbo), or Ibo , one of the largest languages of West Africa, is spoken by 18 million ... more »

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Dari, also known as Afghan Persian, East Farsi, and  Eastern Persian, is a member of the Indo-Iranian branch of the Indo-European language family. It is spoken by 7.6 million people in Afghanistan. Various dialects of Dari are also spoken by some 15,000 people in Iran (including Zoroastrian Dari), and by 1 million people in Pakistan, as well as in emigré communities in … Full article

Urdū belongs to the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-European language family. It is spoken as a first language by 64 million people in Pakistan and India, and by 94 million people as a second language in Pakistan. It is also spoken in urban Afghanistan, in the major urban centers of the Persian Gulf countries and Saudi Arabia. There is a large Urdū-speaking diaspora  in the United Kingdom, …

Nepali, a member of the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-European language family, is a macrolanguage spoken by 12,300,000 in Nepal (2011 census), 2,870,000 In India (2001 census), and 156,000 in Bhutan. The worldwide population of Nepali speakers is estimated at 15,360,100. The language is also called Eastern Pahadi, Gorkhali, Gurkhali, Khaskura, Nepalese, and Parbate. Nepal Nepali is the national language of Nepal. Most of the country’s population …

Japanese (Nihongo, 日本語) belongs to the Japonic language family. It is spoken as a first language by 122 million and as a second language by over 1 million people in Japan. It is also spoken in American Samoa, Argentina, Australia, Belize, Brazil, Canada, Dominican Republic, Germany, Guam, Mexico, Micronesia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, …