Most Widely Spoken Languages
Language is somehow the most important tool in the communication and interaction of people with each other in their everyday lives. It is believed that there are approximately 6,912 languages spoken all around the world which are usually used by almost 7 billion people. But out of that large number, only 4 billion uses the following as the most widely spoken languages:
It is no secret that China has the largest population all around the globe. And of all the many Chinese languages, Mandarin is the largest and most widely spoken language based on its number of speakers. It is usually used by people not just in Peopleís Republic of China but also in Singapore, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and many others.
Although English is the official and universal language nowadays, it is considered as second to Mandarin as the most widely spoken language since it only has approximately 600 million speakers all around the world. Countries which use the language include United States of America, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Africa and many other countries. It is in fact the most used language by people worldwide as the means of communication among other nations.
With an approximately 400 million speakers worldwide, Spanish is ranked to be the third to the most widely spoken language in the world. Countries which use this language include Mexico, Spain, Cuba, Venezuela and others.
Hindi and Urdu have almost the same framework when talking about the each otherís background. In some countries such as that in Pakistan, where the national language used is Urdu, an approximately 160 million of its population are Urdu speakers. While in India, where the dialect is Hindi, the speakers can be calculated to about 340 million. Aside from those mentioned two distinctive countries, there are also some sections of Europe as well as in North America that speak these two languages that brought those as to the top most widely spoken languages in the whole world.
Russia is known to have such large land area where a total of 275 million speakers are living. In spite of the fact that it is indeed a populous nation, many believe that in the near future, the Russian speakers will be lessened due to the continues migration of Arabs into the country. Aside from that, men there have fewer tendencies to have life expectancy.
For almost 260 million speakers particularly Muslims, Arabic is considered to be in the fourth rank of the most widely spoken language since it is written in Quran. Aside from that, countries such as Iraq, Middle East, and other countries use this as their language. In fact over 26 nations are using this as their official language.
The Bengali language is used nowadays by almost 210 million people in all parts of the world. Thatís the reason why it is considered to be one of the most widely spoken languages worldwide. The language is famously used in countries such as Bangladesh, India and even Singapore.