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Bengali language

Bengali is the most eastern Indo-Aryan language from South Asia. It developed from a language called Pali. Bengali is spoken in Bangladesh and in the Indian states of West Bengal and Tripura. There are about 220 million native speakers and about ...

                                               

Indian English

Indian English or South Asian English is several dialects or varieties of English. It is spoken mainly in India, and by first-generation members of the Indian diaspora. The dialect evolved during and after the British colonial rule of India. Engl ...

                                               

Kokborok language

Kok-borok is the native language of the Borok people in the disputed territory of the Tripura Division and its neighboring areas of Bangladesh and the Republic of India. The word Kok-borok is a compound of the words kok, which means "language", a ...

                                               

Rajbanshi language

Kamtapuri / Rajbanshi, also called Rajbanshi is a Tibeto-Burman cum Indo-Aryan language spoken in India, Bhutan Bangladesh, and Nepal. Rajbanshi belongs to combined language family of Tibeto-Burman cum Indo-Aryan language family. According to a 1 ...

                                               

Rohingya language

The Rohingya language is a language that is spoken by approximately 1 million in Arakan, Half a million in Makkah, Jeddah, and Madinah of Saudi Arabia, 300.000 in Karachi and Pakistan, 200.000 in Coxs Bazaar District of Bangladesh, 30.000 in Mala ...

                                               

Sadri language

Sadri is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in the Indian states of Jharkhand, Bihar, Chhattisgarh and Odisha. It is the native language of the Sadaan, an ethino-linguistic group of the of Chota Nagpur region. In addition to native speaker, Sadri is a ...

                                               

Mapudungun

Mapudungun is a language isolate spoken by Mapuche people, in Chile and Argentina. Even after the arrival of the Spaniards, ethnic groups in Argentina adopted Mapudungun, for instance Patagonians or Tehuelche. This process is named araucanization ...

                                               

Dungan language

The Dungan language is the native language of the Dungan people, a ethnic group living in regions of the former Soviet Union and Xinjiang who are descendants of Hui people. The Dungan call their own language the Hui language. It is a daughter lan ...

                                               

Fuzhou dialect

Fuzhou dialect is also a dialect of Mindong. Unlike Minnan dialect, Fuzhou dialects say that there are fewer people. This is mainly because the social development model of Fuzhou and Minnan is different. Therefore, the two languages ​​spread diff ...

                                               

Manchu language

The Manchu language is a Tungustic language and it was the native language of the Manchu people before and during the Qing dynasty. The Manchus are the ethnic minority in China that overthrew the Ming dynasty in 1644 and took over the country. Wh ...

                                               

Sinitic languages

The Sinitic languages, also called the Chinese languages ", are a branch of Sino-Tibetan languages spoken mainly in China. Some think there is a split between Sinitic languages and the rest of the family, but many researchers now do not agree wit ...

                                               

Wu Chinese

Wu is a group of Chinese dialects spoken in the area around Shanghai in southern China. Wu dialects have been spoken by some important people such as Chiang Kai-shek. However, Wu speakers are similar to speakers of Spanish and French because they ...

                                               

Colognian dialect

The Colognian dialect, or Kolsch is a variety of the German languages. People in and around the city of Cologne in the West of Germany use Kolsch. Nowadays most of them have High German as their primary language or secondary language.

                                               

East Central German

East Central German is the variant of the Central German language. East Central German dialects are mainly spoken in Central Germany and parts of Brandenburg.

                                               

Bodo language

Bodo, or Mech, is the Sino-Tibetan language of the Bodo people of north-eastern India and Bengal. It is one of the official languages of the Indian state of Assam. It is one of the 22 scheduled languages that is given a special constitutional sta ...

                                               

Dogri language

Dogri is an Indo-Aryan Language.Although formerly treated as a Punjabi dialect, Dogri is now considered to be a member of the Western Pahari group of languages.It is spoken by about two million people in Jammu Kashmir region and Pakistan, chiefly ...

                                               

English language

English is a West Germanic language that started in Anglo-Saxon England. It is originally from Anglo-Frisian and Old Saxon dialects brought to Britain by Germanic settlers from Jutland and the Rhine Valley in the Early Middle Ages. It now has the ...

                                               

Kannada

Kannada is a language, and it is a script used for writing the language. Most people in the southern Indian state of Karnataka speak Kannada, and there are speakers in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Kerala and Goa. There are some differ ...

                                               

Konkani language

Konkani is a language from India. Konkani belongs to Indo-Aryan family of languages. It is the official language of Goa, a state in India. Some people from the part of India known as Konkan speak Konkani language. Konkan is on the west coast of I ...

                                               

Malayalam

Malayalam is a language. Most people that speak Malayalam live in Kerala, in India. A speaker of Malayalam is called a Malayali. Malayalam /malayALam/ is the main language of the South Indian state of Kerala and also of the Lakshadweep Islands La ...

                                               

Odia language

Odia, formerly known as Oriya, is an Indo-Aryan language, mainly spoken in the Indian state of Odisha. Some parts of Odisha, mainly the Ganjam and Gajapati districts, also speak the Telugu language. The language is also an official language of In ...

                                               

Telugu

Telugu తెలుగు is an Indian language spoken in the southern part of India. It is the official language of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. It is one of the twenty-two scheduled languages of the Republic of India. Telugu is the second most spoken lang ...

                                               

Mazandarani language

Mazandarani is a Iranian language. It is spoken in northern Iran. Areas that use it are: Mazandaran, west of Golestan, north of Tehran and Semnan and northeast of Qazvin. Between 3-4 million people speak it. Mazandarni is an older Iranian language.

                                               

Biu–Mandara languages

The Biu–Mandara, or Central Chadic, languages are a branch of Chadic languages. They are spoken in Nigeria, Chad, and Cameroon. The most spoken is Kamwe.

                                               

Ron languages

The Ron, Ronic, or Ron–Fyer, languages are a branch of West Chadic languages. They are spoken in the Plateau State of North Nigeria.

                                               

Kven language

The Kven language is a Finnic language spoken in northern Norway by the Kven people. In 2005 the language was officially given minority status in Norway. This was for political and historical reasons. The European Charter for Regional or Minority ...

                                               

Norwegian language

The Norwegian language is the official language of Norway. It is spoken by over four and a half million people, and it belongs to the group of North Germanic languages which are spoken in Scandinavia. These include Swedish, Danish, Icelandic and ...

                                               

Languages of Pakistan

English is the official language of Pakistan. Urdu is the national language despite not being the mother tongue of any native group in the country. There are also provincial languages, Balochi language, Pashto, Saraiki, Sindhi and Punjabi, and on ...

                                               

Balochi language

Balochi is a Northwestern Iranian language. It is the main language of the Baloch of Balochistan, Pakistan, eastern Iran and southern Afghanistan. It is also spoken as a second language by some Brahui. It is one of nine official languages of Paki ...

                                               

Brahui language

The Brahui or Bravi language, spoken by the Brahui, it is the only Dravidian language mainly spoken in Pakistan, although it is also spoken in Afghanistan and Iran. The 2005 edition of Ethnologue reports some 2.2 million speakers, 90% of whom liv ...

                                               

Hindko

Hindko is a n Indo-Aryan language spoken in Pakistan. The language is spoken in areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, and Azad Kashmir by an estimated 2.2 to 4 million. There is no proper, formal generic name for these people because they belong t ...

                                               

Lubanki

Lubanki, also known as Labanki, is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by the Lubanas tribal grouping in the Republic of India and Pakistan. It is classified as a form or dialect of Punjabi. Lubanki has been spoken in the Rajasthan and Gujarat areas an ...

                                               

Pakistani English

Although British rule in South Asia lasted for almost two hundred years, the areas that are now Pakistan were some of the last places to be taken over by the British. Punjab which included the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province was captured in 1849, Sin ...

                                               

Persian and Urdu

The Persian language influenced the formation of many modern languages of the Greater Middle East, Central Asia, and South Asian regions, including Urdu. Following the Turko-Persian Mahmud of Ghaznis Ghaznavid conquest of South Asia, an influence ...

                                               

Urdish

Urdish, a portmanteau of Urdu and English, is the macaronic hybrid use of English and Urdu in Pakistan, involving code-switching between these languages where they are freely interchanged within a sentence or between sentences. The term Urdlish i ...

                                               

Bashkir language

The Bashkir language is a Turkic language. Speakers of the Bashkir language mostly live in the Russian republic of Bashkortostan. A large number of speakers also live in Tatarstan, Udmurtia, Perm Krai, Chelyabinsk, Orenburg, Sverdlovsk, and Kurga ...

                                               

Chechen language

The Chechen language is spoken by more than 1.3 million people. It is spoken mostly in Chechnya and by Chechen people in other places. It is one of the Northeast Caucasian languages.

                                               

Crimean Tatar language

The Crimean Tatar language is spoken by Crimean Tatars who live mostly in the Crimean peninsula. It is one of the Kipchak languages, which are also called Northwestern Turkic languages. The language is not related to the Tatar language. Speakers ...

                                               

Languages of the United States

English is the de facto national language of the United States, with 82% of the population claiming it as a mother tongue, and some 96% claiming to speak it "well" or "very well". However, no official language exists at the Federal level. There h ...

                                               

American English

American English or United States English is the dialect of the English language spoken in the United States of America. It is different in some ways from other types of English, such as British English. Many types of American English came from l ...

                                               

Appalachian English

Appalachian English is a dialect of the English language. It is spoken in the Appalachian Mountains region. Research suggests it is one of the most unique dialects in the United States. Since the 1930s, a lot of research has been done to figure o ...

                                               

Chamorro language

The Chamorro language is a language spoken in Guam and the Mariana Islands. It has a lot of loanwords from the Spanish language.

                                               

Cherokee language

The Cherokee do not use the Latin alphabet ABCs like English does. Instead, they use their own alphabet, which looks a lot like the ABCs. Each letter represents a different syllable sound. This special alphabet was invented by a Cherokee man name ...

                                               

Navajo language

The Navajo language is a Southern Athabaskan language that is spoken in the United States, specifically in the Navajo Nation. It is the most widely spoken Native American language in the US and the most spoken Indigenous language in the Americas ...

                                               

Pennsylvania German language

Pennsylvania German is a dialect of German spoken in the United States and Canada. Most speakers of Pennsylvania German are members of the Amish or Mennonite communities. About 350.000 people speak the dialect.

                                               

Southern American English

Southern American English is a group of American English dialects used in the Southern United States. Southern English is usually used in Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Louisiana, Texas, Oklah ...

                                               

City of London Police

The City of London Police is the police force responsible for law enforcement within the City of London, including the Middle and Inner Temple. The service responsible for law enforcement within the rest of Greater London is the Metropolitan Poli ...

                                               

West Mercia Police

West Mercia Police is a territorial police force that polices Herefordshire, Shropshire and Worcestershire, all counties of England. It used to be known as the West Mercia Constabulary. Its name comes from the area it polices formerly being the w ...

                                               

Chicago Police Department

The Chicago Police Department, also known as Chicago P.D. and the CPD, is the main law enforcement agency of the City of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States, under the jurisdiction of the city mayor. It is the largest police department in the ...

                                               

New York City Police Department

The New York City Police Department, started in 1844, is the largest police force in the United States. It is the police force that serves the five boroughs of New York City. The NYPD was one of the first "modern" style police departments in the ...