LANGUAGES OF THE WORLD

Compiled by Henrik Söderberg, Jim Wardrip and Dave McAlister

Indo-European
Germanic

Romance

Africaans Danish Dutch (Flemish) English German Norwegian Swedish Yiddish Catalán French Galician Italian Portuguese Provençal Romanian (Moldovan) Spanish

South Africa Denmark Netherlands UK, USA, Canada, Australia Germany, Austria, Switzerland Norway Sweden, Finland Israel, Central Europe, USA Spain, France, Andorra France, Canada, Africa, Switzerland Spain Italy, Switzerland Portugal, Brazil, Angola France Romania, Moldova Spain, Latin America, South America India, Bangladesh Pakistan, Iran Bangladesh, India India Iran India, Pakistan India India, Pakistan India Iran, Iraq Iran Nepal, India, Bhutan India Iran, Afghanistan Iran India India, Pakistan Sri Lanka Tajikistan, Uzbekistan Pakistan, India Bulgaria Czech Republic Macedonia Russia, former Soviet states Poland Balkan Europe Balkan Europe Armenia Greece Latvia Lithuania Slovakia Slovenia Ukraine, Russia, Poland

Caucasian
Northeastern Caucasian

Georgian

Georgia

Afro-Asiatic
Cushitic

Semitic

Chadic Berber Munda

Afar Hadiyya Oroma (Galla) Somali Amharic Arabic Hebrew Tigrinya Hausa Kabyle Tachelhit Tarifit Santali

Ethiopia Ethiopia Ethiopia Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya Ethiopia North Africa, Middle East Israel Ethiopia Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon Algeria Morocco, Algeria Morocco, Algeria India, Nepal

Indo-Iranian

Slavic

Albanian Armenian Greek Baltic Balto-Slavic

Assamese Baluchi Bengali Bihari Gilaki Gujarti Hindi Kashmiri Kinkani Luri Mazandarani Nepali (Gurhali) Oriya Persian (Farsi) Pushto (Pashto) Rajasthani Sindhi Sinhalese Taijki Urdu Bulgarian Czech Macedonian Russian Polish Serbo-Croatian Albanian Armenia Greek Latvian Lithuanian Slovak Slovene Ukrainian

Indo-Aryan
Central Indo-Aryan

East Info-Aryan

Bagri Braj Bhasha Bundeli Kanauji Marwari Bhojpuri Sylhetti

India India India India India India, Nepal Bangladesh

Dravidian
South-Central Dravidian South Dravidian

Gondi Kannada (Kanarese) Malayalam Tamil Tulu Kurux (Oraon)

India India India India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia India India

North Dravidian

Nilo-Saharan
Songhai Saharan Nilotic

Dyerma Kanuri Luo Teso

Niger Central and West Africa Kenya, Tanzania Uganda, Kenya

Sino-Tibetan
Sinitic

Tai Karen Burmic Tibeto-Burman

Uralic
Finno-Ugric

Estonian Finnish Magyar Mordvin

Estonia Finland Hungary Russia

Cantonese Hakka Mandarin Miao (Meo) Min Wu Lao Thai (Siamese) Zhuang Sgaw Shan Burmese Tibetan Yi

China China China Southeast Asia China, Taiwan, Malaysia China Laos Thailand China Myanmar Myanmar Myanmar Tibet, China, Nepal China

Altaic
Turkik

Austro-Asiatic
Mon Khmer Azerbaijani Chuvash Kazakh Kyrgya Tatat (Kazan Turkik) Turlish Turkoman Uighur Uzbek Khalkha Mongolian Azerbaijan, Iran Russia Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan Russia Turkey Turkmenistan, Afghanistan China Uzbekistan Mongolia, China Mongolia, China

Khmer Vietnamese

Cambodia, Vietnam Vietnam

North America
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Athapascan Uto-Aztecan

Mongolian

Algonquian Iroqoian Soiuan

Apache, Navaho Arapaho, Comanche, Pueblo, Shoshone Blackfoot, Cheyenne Cherokee Crow, Sioux

Niger-Congo
Benue-Congo

Kwa

West Atlantic

Niger-Bantu Benue-Bantu

Ngbardi Mande

Edo Efik (Ibibio) Ganda (Luganda) Gusii Kikuyu (Grkoya) Kongo (Kikongo) Luhya Ngala (Lingala) Nyanja Ruanda Rundi Sotho (Northern) Sotho (Southern) Thonga (Tonga) Tiv Tswana Ewe Fon Ga-Adangme Ibo (Ibgo) Makua Twi-Fante (Akan) Yoruba Fula (Fulani) Fulakunda Futa Jalon Tukolor (Toucouleur) Wolof Swazi (Swati) Bemba Beti Kamba Kituba Luba-Lulua Mbundu (Umbundu) Mbundu (Kimbundu) Nyamwezi-Sukumat Shona Swahili Xhosa Zulu Sango Malinke-MambaraDyula Mende

Nigeria Nigeria Uganda Kenya Kenya Zaire, Congo Kenya, Tanzania Zaire, Congo Zimbabwe Rwanda, Uganda, Zaire Burundi South Africa South Africa, Lesotho Mozambique, South Africa Nigeria, Cameroon Botswana, South Africa Ghana, Togo Benin, Togo China Niger, Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea Tanzania, Mozambique Ghana, Côte d'Ivorie Nigeria, Benin Cameroon, Nigeria Guinea Guinea Senegal Senegal, Gambia Swaziland, South Africa Zambia Cameroon, Gabon Kenya Zaire Zaire Angola Angola Tanzania Zimbabwe East Africa South Africa South Africa Central African Republic West Africa Sierra Leone

Austronesian
Pama-Nyungan

Quechumaran
Andean

Aymara

Boliva, Peru

South America
Tupian Andean-Equatorial

Guarani Quechua

Paraguay Peru, Boliva, Equador

Isolate
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Basque Japanese Korean

Spain, France Japan Korea, China

Austronesian
West MalayoPolynesia

Aboriginal English Anjumarla Arabana Arrernte Awabakal Ayapathu Bundjalung Bunuba Darug Dyirbal Gooniyandi Gumbaynggir Gunggari Guugu Yimithirr Ilgar Jagera/Yuragubul Jaru Jiwarli Kamilaroi/ Gamilaraay Kaurna Kriol, pidgins Kuku Yalanji Kutthung Luritja/Pintupi Martuthunira Mawng Meriam Mir Murrinh-Patha Narrungga Ngadjon Ngarrindjeri Ngiyampaa Nhirrpi Noongar Paakantyi Pakanh Palawa Kani Pitjantjatjara Pitta Pitta Tjapukai Uw Oykangand Wagiman Wangkatha Wardaman Warlpiri Warrungu Warumungu Wemba Wemba Wiradjuri Woi wurrung Yaegl Yandrruwandha Yanyuwa Yindjibarndi Yolngu Yorta Yorta Yugambeh Yukulta

Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia Australia

Achinese Balinese Batak Bikol Bugis Cebuano Dayak Ilocano (Iloka) Javanese Madurese Malagasay Malay-Indonesian Maori Minankabau Panay-Hiligaynon Samar-Leyte Sundanese Tagalog

Indonesia Indonesia Indonesia Philippines Indonesia Philippines Borneo, Indonesia Philippines Indonesia Indonesia Madagascar, Comoros Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei New Zealand Indonesia Philippines Philippines Indonesia Philippines

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