Bulgaria is a South-Eastern European country with around 7 million inhabitants who speak mostly Bulgarian. Surprisingly, Bulgaria isn’t as linguistically diverse as many of its neighboring countries. The South-Eastern neighbor, Turkey has a lot of minority languages, Bulgarian included, and to the North Romania, too has a certain linguistic diversity. In Bulgaria, the main first … Read more What Languages Are Spoken In Bulgaria? (Other Than Bulgarian)
Bengali is the language of over 230 million speakers in Bangladesh and North Eastern India in the region of West Bengal. It’s a language that’s very dear to its speakers, especially since they had to fight in order to gain the right to speak it, a right that the Bengali people won when they gained … Read more Did UNESCO Declare Bengali The Sweetest Language In The World? (They Didn’t.. But It Might Still Be)
Arabic and Hebrew are two languages from the Semitic branch of the Afroasiatic language family. They’re the two most well-known languages in the Middle-East and they’re both the liturgical languages of two important world religions. (That’s Judaism and Islam, in case you’ve been living under a rock!) And finally, in a way, they were both … Read more Arabic VS Hebrew – How Similar Are The Two Semitic Languages?
Algeria is a North African country with more than 42 million inhabitants who speak several different languages. Officially, Algerians speak Arabic and Berber, but in reality, the real linguistic landscape of Algeria is a little more complicated. While Modern Standard Arabic is the main official and national language of Algeria, it’s hardly spoken by anyone. … Read more What Languages Are Spoken In Algeria? (Algerian Arabic, Berber, French And More!)
The Vietnamese language is spoken by over 90 million people, mostly in Vietnam. It’s a language that’s quite different from English, which means, that it’ll take a considerable amount of time to get used to and that you’ll need to dedicate a lot of time in order to learn to speak it. But how long … Read more How Long Does It Take To Learn Vietnamese? (Here’s How To Plan Your Language Learning)
Ukraine is a country of approximately 42 million inhabitants. Ukrainian is the national and official language of the country according to the constitution, but other languages are spoken as well. Despite Ukrainian being the national language of Ukraine, Russian is also widely spoken. While 67.5% of the population consider Ukrainian their national language, 29% think … Read more Do Ukrainians Speak Russian? What Other Languages Are Spoken In Ukraine?
The Turkish language is spoken by more than 75 million Turks in the world today. It’s the language spoken in Turkey and has for centuries functioned as a link between Europe and the Middle East. Once, however, it was the language of an Empire. If history had turned out just slightly different, much of Europe … Read more The History Of The Turkish Language – Where Did It Come From? (Turkish Language Origin)
The primary language spoken in Thailand is Thai, or Siamese which the language is also known as. Over 80% of Thailand’s population speak Thai as their primary language and almost everyone else speak it as a second language. But Thai is not the only language spoken in Thailand where at least 62 local languages from … Read more What Languages Are Spoken In Thailand? (Other Than Thai)
The Philippines is known for being a country of no less than 182 living languages. Most of them are spoken by small groups of people, but around 75% of the people speak one of five language whereas the remaining 25% speak a minority language. The most commonly spoken language in the Philippines is Tagalog, with … Read more Is Tagalog A Language Or A Dialect? The Answer Is Clear