You will be surprised to know that many second languages of US, Europe, Africa and Asia are among the most spoken languages in the world. This is 2017 edition of Most spoken languages in world.
Language came as a revolution in Human evolution. It became a common part of expression and communication. Due to the vast area of our mother planet, we have thousands of language evolved at different parts of world. Some became the language of mystery such as Egyptian language, some became the common tongue of people and some became the mother of many other languages (Sanskrit). In past thousands of years we lost many old languages and we introduced several new languages.
Here are the 50 most spoken languages in the world in 2017:
Most Spoken Languages
50. Azerbaijani (Iran)
Azerbaijani is part of the big Turkic Language family that have more than 35 languages in it. It has more than 24 million native speakers. It is mainly spoken in Iran, Iraq, Turkey and Syria.
49. Igbo (Nigeria)
Though it is considered as minority language but with around 27 million speakers Igbo is among the most spoken languages in the world.
48. Oromo (Ethiopia)
The 28 million people of Ethiopia along with few thousand people of Kenya and Somalia use Oromo language for conversation. It is considered very soft language.
47. Romanian (Romania)
Romanian language came into existence in 6th century and now it is spoken by around 29 Million people globally. Mainly it is used in Romania.
46. Fula (Africa)
Fula the non-tonal language is very popular in African countries and it has around 30 million native speakers.
45. Amharic (Ethiopia)
Apart from Oromo, Amharic too is common language spoken in Ethiopia. It is actually the official government language and is spoke by more than 30 million people.
44. Sindhi (India)
Sindhi is very old language and its root trace back to the Aryan Civilization of India. Sindhi has more than 35 million speakers.
43. Uzbek (Uzbekistan)
Uzbek language is said to be derived from the old Persian language and it has around 36 million speakers.
42. Swahili (Kenya)
Swahil Language is mainly spoken in Kenya but it is in use in other African countries too and globally there are around 40 million people who use Swahili.
41. Maithili (India)
Maithili is considered as a very sweet language in India and there are many poets who became famous due to their work in Maithili language. It has more than 40 million speakers.