Arabic, a Central Semitic language, is closely related to Aramaic and Hebrew. Arabic is the largest member of the Semitic Family, and is spoken by over 280 million as a native tongue. It is also spoken by about 250 million as a second language, and is the dominant language in the Middle East and North Africa. There are different varieties of Arabic spoken per region, however, Standard Arabic is the norm that is widely taught in schools, universities, and utilized within the media. The origin of Arabic dates back to the 4th century, and is still the prevalent language within the faith of Islam. Its literary uses have been used and borrowed throughout Europe for centuries. It was a major force in global science, mathematics, philosophy, and its influences can still be seen today. Many Mediterranean languages have borrowed a wide range of words from Arabic, and vice versa. Today, Modern Arabic continues to fascinate, interest, and entice scholars, and also remains one of the world’s most intriguing languages.
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Chinese is spoken by over one billion people, and is part of the Sinitic family of languages. Nearly 1/5th of the world’s population speak Chinese as their native tongue, and the Mandarin dialect is considered its standard form. Derived from the Beijing dialect, Mandarin is prevalent in Northern China, whereas other dialects, including Cantonese, is widely spoken throughout the southern plains. As a standard form of Chinese, Mandarin, is publicly taught within the school system. Therefore, Mandarin is now the dominant dialect on the mainland, and in neighboring Chinese Taipei. Many language experts believe Chinese writing was developed during the 2nd millennium BC. Comprised of characters and letters known as Hanzi, the characters were symbols of animals, people, and other forms. Over the centuries, these characters were enhanced and stylized, and adapted multiple meanings for each character. That trend continues today, where characters are being fused with other characters, to create new meanings.
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English, a West Germanic language, originated in Anglo-Saxon England centuries ago. It is the third most spoken language in the world today, behind Spanish and Mandarin Chinese. English, derived from Latin, is also the most common language in the world today, and is used extensively as a second language. Many countries utilize English as its primary or secondary language, as well as a convenient mode of communication. The language is considered highly important in global affairs, and its multi-faceted uses can be found everywhere. English is a must in today’s society, and is a practical and useful application in any part of the world.
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French, also one of the Romance languages, is widely spoken throughout the world today. There are 90 million who speak French as a mother tongue, 190 million as a second language, and about 200 million as a learned language within 54 countries. Most native speakers reside in France, the country of origin, but there are huge numbers all over Europe, North Africa, and Canada as well. The French speaking European community, outside of France, are centered in Belgium (Walloons), Switzerland, Luxembourg, and the Principality of Monaco. In North Africa, from Morocco to Algeria, they speak French and are part of the Francophone region. In Canada, French is mainly spoken within Quebec, but is also spoken in other cities such as Ottawa. In the US, there are people who speak French in states that border Canadian provinces, however, the center of French speaking Cajuns and Creoles is based in Louisiana. The language is associated with romance, fine wine, delicacies, and has its roots in a combination of Latin and Provencal.
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German is a West Germanic language, that is intertwined with both English and Dutch. It is one of the major languages in the world, and is the dominant mother tongue within the EU. German, as a native language, is spoken by about 105 million worldwide, and approximately 80 million as an acquired language. Outside of Germany and Russia, the largest concentration of German speaking peoples is found within the U.S. (The Dakotas), Canada, Brazil, and Argentina. The language itself dates back to 750 AD, where its first dialects were spoken locally. It was later put into fruition during the 18th century, as a standard language for verbal and literary communication. The language is associated with historic writings, classical music, and a variety of scientific publications. It was spoken sporadically in German East Africa, and other centers during European colonication. It is, however, spoken as an official language in Switzerland, Austria, Liechtenstein, parts of Belgium (Flemish/Flanders Region), and Luxembourg.
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Italian, a Romance language, is one of the most beautiful languages in the world. It is spoken by about 70 million people as a mother tongue, and about 50 million as a second or learned language. In the US, most Italian speakers are located on the Eastern Seaboard, with sizable numbers in the Mid-West. From New York City and Boston, to Chicago and Miami, Italian flourishes as a highly spoken and sought after language. It is also prevalent in several Canadian cities, and its roots emanate from Latin. Its lingua consists of several regional dialects, from Tuscan and Sicilian, to Neapolitan and Sardinian. It was Dante who fused several dialects to create the purest form of the Italian language, which is still in existence today.
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Japanese is spoken by over 130 million within Japan, and in Japanese communities worldwide. The written form utilizes three different scripts, Kanji, Hiragana, and Katakana. These scripts are based on Chinese characters, whereas the Latin alphabet is used in modern Japanese, for advertising and computer text. The language borrows heavily from Chinese, English, Portuguese, and Dutch. The fusion of Chinese characters into Japanese script dates back some 1,500 years ago. It was also in the late 19th century, when Indo-European languages influenced Japanese, and many words were incorporated into the language. Japanese texts have played an integral part in worldwide culture, art, and fashion. During the mid-90′s, Japanese airbrush illustration was a very popular medium in the arts, and utilized both the Western and Traditional styles of Japanese writing.
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Portuguese, also one of the Romance languages, originated in the Galicia region of northern Portugal. Derived from Latin, its origin dates back 2,000 years ago, and is still a major Iberian Peninsula language. It spread throughout the world in the 15th and 16th centuries, coinciding with Portuguese colonialism and commercial expansion. From Brazil and India, to China and Timor, the language spread at a rapid rate, and is still spoken in certain parts of those countries today. The language is also spoken by sizeable populations in Africa, Asia, and within the Caribbean. Portuguese remains one of the world’s major languages, and ranks 6th amongst native speakers. There are about 191-230 million who speak it as a mother tongue, and is the official language in 9 countries. It is the dominant language of about half of South America, with many speakers in the U.S. and Canada as well.
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Russian, the most widely spoken of the Slavic languages, is also the largest native language in Europe. It is heavily spoken throughout Eurasia as well, and is considered one of the six official languages of the UN. Its origin dates back to the 10th century, coinciding with the rise of three Slavic language groups. The Eastern, Southern, and Western Slavic groups all intertwined with one another, and borrowed heavily from the Greek alphabet. Russian, derived from Old Slavonic, came into fruition as a written language during the 18th century. This form, known as The Middle Style, combined elements of East and Church Slavonic, to form the basis of modern Russian. Based on the Moscow dialect, Standard Russian became the norm, as well as the official dialect and language of the land today.
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Spanish, also one of the Romance languages, is part of the Italic subfamily of Indo-European languages. With Spain as its country of origin, Spanish consists of the 2 major dialects, Andalusian and Castilian. As the Spanish Empire grew between the 15th and 19th centuries, the language would spread worldwide. From America and the shores of the East Indies, to Africa and Asia, Spanish was adopted in International commerce, trade, and as a viable language within the Catholic church. Today, the largest number of Spanish speaking peoples are found in Mexico, and over 400 million speak it as a native language. It is also the second, and in some parts, third most spoken language in the world. Spanish is the predominant language in Latin America, and is one of the more popular languages, currently being adopted as a second language throughout the world.
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