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List of Popular Languages in The World


Doodlebrary

Doodlebrary

July 20, 2024

  • There are thousands of languages spoken around the world, and it’s challenging to provide an exhaustive list because languages can be categorized in various ways, and new languages and dialects are continuously being discovered or evolving.
  • However, here is a list of some of the major languages spoken in the world, grouped by their primary language families:
    • Indo-European Languages:
      • English
      • Spanish
      • Hindi
      • French
      • German
      • Italian
      • Russian
      • Portuguese
      • Dutch
      • Bengali
    • Sino-Tibetan Languages:
      • Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese, etc.)
      • Tibetan
      • Burmese
    • Afroasiatic Languages:
      • Arabic
      • Amharic
      • Hebrew
      • Somali
    • Niger-Congo Languages:
      • Swahili
      • Yoruba
      • Zulu
      • Igbo
    • Austronesian Languages:
      • Malay/Indonesian
      • Filipino/Tagalog
      • Hawaiian
      • Maori
    • Dravidian Languages:
      • Tamil
      • Telugu
      • Kannada
      • Malayalam
    • Turkic Languages:
      • Turkish
      • Azerbaijani
      • Uzbek
      • Kazakh
    • Japonic Languages:
      • Japanese
      • Ryukyuan languages
    • Koreanic Languages:
      • Korean
    • Uralic Languages:
      • Finnish
      • Hungarian
      • Estonian
    • Semitic Languages:
      • Hebrew
      • Arabic
      • Amharic
    • Sino-Tibetan Languages:
      • Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese, etc.)
      • Tibetan
      • Burmese
    • Native American Languages:
      • Navajo
      • Cherokee
      • Quechua
      • Nahuatl
    • Khoisan Languages:
      • !Xóõ
      • ǃKung
    • Creole and Pidgin Languages:
      • Haitian Creole
      • Pidgin English
      • Tok Pisin
    • Constructed Languages (Conlangs):
      • Esperanto
      • Klingon
      • Dothraki
    • Sign Languages:
      • American Sign Language (ASL)
      • British Sign Language (BSL)
      • Auslan (Australian Sign Language)
  • Please note that this list is not exhaustive, and there are many more languages, dialects, and language families spoken around the world.
  • Additionally, some languages may have multiple dialects or regional variations that are not listed individually here.
  • Language diversity is a rich and complex aspect of human culture and communication.

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