Top 10 - the most spoken languages ​​in the world

Top 10 - the most spoken languages ​​in the world

Language is perhaps the most important function of the human body - it allows us to get food as a child, it allows us to get almost anything from what we want as adults, and it also gives us many hours of entertainment through literature , radio, music, and movies. This list (in order of less common) summarizes the most important languages ​​used today.

10. French
Number of carriers: 129 million

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Often referred to as the most romantic language in the world, French is spoken in many countries, including Belgium, Canada, Rwanda, Cameroon and Haiti. Oh yes, and in France too. We are actually very lucky that French is so popular because without it, we would be at a dead end with Dutch Toast, Dutch Fried Potatoes and Dutch Kissing (phew!).

To say “hello” in French, they say “Bonjour” (bon-Zhury).

9. Malay-Indonesian language
Number of carriers: 159 million

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Malaysian-Indonesian is spoken - surprise - in Malaysia and Indonesia. In fact, we deviate from the number because there are many Malay dialects, the most popular of which is Indonesian. But they are all largely based on the same root language, making it the ninth most widely spoken language in the world.

Indonesia is a charming place; The nation consists of more than 13,000 islands, it is the sixth largest country in the world. Malaysia is bordered by two major areas of Indonesia (including the island of Borneo), and is mainly known for its capital, Kuala Lumpur.

To say “hello” in Indonesian, say, “Selamat pagi” (se-la-maht pa-gi).

8. Portuguese
Number of carriers: 191 million

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Think of Portuguese as a little language. In the 12th century, Portugal gained independence from Spain and expanded throughout the world with the help of its renowned researchers such as Vasco da Gama and Prince Henry the Navigator. (It's good that Henry became a navigator ... could you imagine if a guy named Prince Henry the Navigator became a florist?) Since Portugal got into such a research game early enough,The language has become established around the world, especially in Brazil (where it is the national language), Macao, Angola, Venezuela, and Mozambique.

To say “hello” in Portuguese, say, “Bom dia” (Bom DI-a).

7. Bengali language
Number of carriers: 211 million

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In Bangladesh, a country with a population of over 120 million, almost everyone speaks Bengali. And because Bangladesh is actually surrounded by India (where the population is growing so fast that it feels like breathing in the air you can get pregnant), the number of Bengali speakers in the world is much higher than most people would expect.

To say “hello” in Bengali, say “Ei Je” (IJ).

6. Arabic
Number of carriers: 246 million

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Arabic, one of the oldest languages ​​in the world, is spoken in the Middle East, with speakers found in countries such as Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Egypt. In addition, due to the fact that Arabic is the language of the Quran, millions of Muslims in other countries also speak Arabic. So many people have practical knowledge of Arabic, in fact, which made it the sixth official language of the United Nations in 1974.

To say “hello” in Arabic, say “Al salaam a’alaykum” (Al sa-lam a a-Lei-kum).

five.Russian language
Number of carriers: 277 million

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Mikhail Gorbachev, Boris Yeltsin, and Jacob Smirnov are among the millions of Russian speakers. Of course, we used to think of them as our communist enemies. Now we think of them as our communist friends. One of the six languages ​​in the UN, Russian is spoken not only in its homeland, but also in Belarus, Kazakhstan and the United States (we call several places).

In order to say “hello” in Russian, they say “Hello” (Zdrav-ute-vite).

4. Spanish
Number of carriers: 392 million

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In addition to all those children who study it in high school, Spanish is spoken in about every South American and Central American country, not to mention Spain, Cuba and the United States. There is a special interest in the Spanish language in the USA, as many English words are borrowed from their language, including: tornado, bonanza, patio, quesadilla, enchilada, and taco grande supreme.

To say hello in Spanish, say “Hola” (O-LA).

3. Hindustani
Number of carriers: 497 million

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Hindustani is the main language of the crowded population of India, and it includes a huge number of dialects (of which the most common is Hindi).While many predict that the population of the Indus

And China will soon surpass China in its numbers, recognizing English in India prevents Hindustani from being recognized as the most popular language in the world. If you are interested in getting a little Hindi, there is a very simple way: to rent an Indian movie. The film industry in India is the most prosperous in the world, producing thousands of action movies / melodramas / musicals every year.

To say “hello” in Hindustani, say “Namaste” (Na-ma-ste).

2. English
Number of carriers: 508 million

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While English does not have most speakers, it is the official language of more countries than any other language. It is spoken all over the world, including New Zealand, the USA, Australia, England, Zimbabwe, the Caribbean Sea, Hong Kong, South Africa and Canada. We would tell you more about English, but you probably already feel quite comfortable in this language. Let us just talk further about the most popular languages ​​in the world.

To say “hello” in English, say, “What’s up, freak? ”(Wats-AP-freek).

1. Mandarin Chinese
Number of carriers: more than 1 billion

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Surprise, surprise, the most widely spoken language on the planet is located in the most populated country on the planet. English is ranked second in the ratio of 2 to 1 in terms of the number of speakers, but this should not make you think that Chinese is easy to learn. Conversational Mandarin can be very tough, because each word can be pronounced in four directions (or "tones"), and beginners will certainly have problems distinguishing one tone from another. But if more than a billion people could do it, you too could. Try saying hello!

To say “hi” in Chinese, say “Ni hao” (Ni Hao). (“Hao” is pronounced like a single syllable, but the tone requires that your voice go down halfway and then rise again at the end.

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