Top 5 Most Spoken Languages In The World

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Language is the most common expression and a way of communication. It is also a source of identification. A language is an identity of a country. A person is known by the language he speaks. A language shows how much a person is civilised. Apart from this a language is the best source of entertainment in the form of music, radio and television. In this post the focus is on the top 5 most spoken languages in the world.Languages evolve over time and change the lifestyles of people as well. Language makes a person presentable; it plays a vital role in self grooming and self stratification. Language is an important part of the culture of an area. It has a lot of socio cultural importance. Moreover the language is a way to convey meaningful words to another person so that communication can take place.

Top 5 Most Spoken Languages In The World:

1. Mandarin:

most spoken language

Mandarin is first among our list of top 5 most spoken languages in the world. More than 1 billion people speak Mandarin but this doesn’t mean that Mandarin is easy to learn. It can be very difficult because each word in this language can be pronounced in four ways. This confuses the speaker a lot. Mandarin is spoken in the country which has the highest population that is why it is the most spoken language in the world.  This is the official language of the chinese empire.

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2. English:

second most spoken language

English is the second among our list of top 5 most spoken languages in the world. It is the official language of many countries. Total 508 million people speak English. The speakers of this language are spread all around the world. This is not the most spoken language but it is the most popular language in the world. It is popular because it is not only used in the country’s where it is official but also in other countries as well. This is the reason why it is the Lingua Franca which means that it is the most dominant language in the world.

 3. Hindustani:

third most spoken language

Hindustani is the primary language of India’s crowded population. Hindustani is an easy language in the world which can be learnt easily. The total speakers of Hindustani are 497 million. People predict that the population of India will increase and leave the population of China behind. This will definitely increase the chances of Hindustani language to become the second most spoken language or maybe the most spoken language in the world. In Hindustani they say Namastey which means Hello.

4. Spanish:

fourth most spoken language

Spanish is spoken in every South American and Central American country. Total numbers of people who speak Spanish are 392 million. Spanish is the fourth among our list of top 5 most spoken languages in the world. This language has adopted many words from English language which include; tomado, bonanza, patio, quesadilla, enchilada and taco grande supreme. In Spanish, Hola means Hello.

 5. Russian:

fifth most spoken language

Russian language is one of the six languages in the UN. It is spoken not only in Russia but also in Belarus, Kazakhstan and US. In Russian, Zdravstvuite means hello. Total numbers of speakers are 277 million. It is the largest native language in Europe with 144 million native speakers. It is also spoken in Israel by atleast 75000 ethnic Jewish immigrants. Russian is the fifth among our list of top 5 most spoken languages in the world.

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