LANGUAGES

Welcome to the ultimate source of authentic and reliable information about the Languages of the world on the net. The links in this directory will guide you to the official sites of the languages that you are looking for. Click on the respective alphabet to begin your search for a particular language or scroll down to the appropriate section beginning with that alphabet. Once you click on the link, it will directly take you to the official homepage of the particular language. In case of non-availability of of a particular official site, we have screened a number of sites and selected the most informative site on the subject.


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  • Afrikaans
    The language Afrikaans has its roots in seventeenth century Dutch but it has been influenced by many languages including: English, Malay, German, Portuguese, French and some African languages.

  • Arkian
    Arkian is language of Ark Maramia. The language has been influenced by many traditions: long history of Vitga, the native pre-Hiberan languages and the diverse cultural backgrounds in different regions.

  • Assyrian
    Assyrian is the root language of Hebrew, Arabic, and the alphabet for Greek, Farsi (Persian), Georgian, Turkish (uighur script) which also begat the Mongolean script. So, if you master this language, then you will be speaking one of the oldest, rarest languages in the world.

  • Asturian
    This site offers loads of news and information about this romance language spoken on the north-west of the Iberian Peninsula.

  • Alurian



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  • Basque Language-Euskara
    Euskara appears to have always been spoken by a rather small community, never beyond 600.000 or 700.000 individuals in its known history. In the Middle Ages, the geographical area where Euskara was the main language covered all the Basque Provinces in their entirety, except for the western tip of Biscay and the southernmost tip of Navarre and Alava.

  • Bengali
    The vast majority of the people of Bangladesh speak Bengali (Bangla). Bengali is an Indo-Aryan language and evolved from Sanskrit. The language plays an extremely important role in the hearts and minds of Bangladeshis.

  • Bhojpuri
    Bhojpuri is a dialect of Hindi, the official language of India, which is spoken as mother tongue mainly in western part of the state of Bihar and eastern part of the state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) and some adjoining area of Nepal (the land locked country and the only Hindu Nation of the world). Bhojpuri is spoken on all the six continents.

  • Brazilian Portugese
    Portuguese (portuguÍs) is a Romance language predominantly spoken in Portugal, Brazil, Angola, Mozambique, Cape Verde, and East Timor. With more than 200 million native speakers, Portuguese is one of the few languages spoken in such widely-distributed parts of the world, and is the fifth or sixth most-spoken first language in the world. Since Brazil has about 51% of South America's population, Portuguese is the most widely spoken language in South America.

  • Buhi
    Buhi is an Austronesian language used in the Philippines particularly on the Bicol Peninsula on the island of Luzon.

  • Bulgarian
    Bulgarian is the native tongue of some 9 million people, most of whom live in Bulgaria, where it is the official language. It is also spoken to some extent in bordering and nearby countries.


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  • Catalan
    Catalan (Catala, Valencia) is a Romance language spoken by as many as approximately 12 million people in portions of Spain, France, Andorra and Italy, although the majority of Catalan speakers are in Spain.

  • Chichewa
    Chichewa/Chinyanja is a language of the Bantu family widely spoken in south-central Africa. This site provides information on this language and places where further information can be found.

  • Chinese
    The Chinese language is a member of the Sino-Tibetan family of languages. Although Chinese is often regarded as a single language, regional variations in dialect, grammar and vocabulary are comparable to those of Romance languages. However, all of the spoken varieties of Chinese share a common formal written language, Vernacular Chinese, written using a nearly identical set of Chinese characters.

  • Church Slavonic
    The Church Slavonic language is the liturgical language of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, Russian Orthodox Church, Serbian Orthodox Church and other Slavic Orthodox Churches. Historically, this language is derived from the Old Church Slavonic language by adapting pronunciation and orthography and replacing some old and obscure words and expressions by their vernacular counterparts (for example from the Old Russian language).


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  • Degaspregos
    One of the more interesting, or at least more exotic aspects of Degaspregos is its system of evidentiary. Evidentiary is a system within a language which tells the hearer how the speaker came about the knowledge that he is trying to communicate.

  • Dongxiang
    The Dongxiang language belongs to the Mongol branch of the Altaic languages. The spoken language does not make a distinction between short and long vowels.

  • Dutch
    Dutch is not only the language of 16 million people in the Netherlands, but also of 6 million people in Flanders, Belgium.

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