17 fun facts about languages that you will be shocked!
17 fun facts about languages that you didn’t know!
We have done some research about languages and we got some interesting fun facts about languages that you might like.
Least and most alphabets
There are 56 alphabets in the English language. However, there are only 11 alphabets in Rotokas(Rotokas is spoken in Papua New Guinea which is an independent country near north of Australia).
The language with most letters is Khmer, which is spoken in Cambodia. Khmer is having 74 letters in its language.
Chinese (Mandarin/Cantonese) is having 50,000 characters, however, only 2000 alphabets is needed to read a daily newspaper.
the bible is the most translated book in the world. Bible is translated into 2353 different languages. After the Bible, the second most translated book is the little prince and Pinocchio
English is having the most words in its language(250,000 words).
Currently is the oldest language in human main kind is unknown but according to the scholars Sanskrit, Sumerian, Hebrew, and Basque are the oldest known language.
Learning new Languages can make you smarter, many scientists agreed that learning another language can make a person smarter. Being Polyglot(a person who knows several languages) boosts your brain power and stops mind aging.
Knowing another language can create another personality in you. The moment a person speaks another language another accent and personality change can be seen in him.
Most spoken language
Chinese is the most spoken language in the world with 1.2 billion speakers
first printed book
First printed book
Bible is the first printed book which was translated in German.
Germany in Europe
Germany is most used language in Europe
language of whistle
Silbo Gomero also Known as el silbo. Which is a Spanish world means the whistle. The el silbo is a language in Spain in which the people speak in whistle.
Spanish in America
There are more Spanish speaker in America than in Spain.
Tweets of pope
pope tweets in 9 languages in twitter and Spanish are most following him.
Most used language in twitter
Most used language in twitter is Spanish, Chinese and English
Languages in Asia
There are about 2,200 languages in Asia.
“O” of French
There are 13 ways to spell the ‘o’ sound in French.
South Africa has 11 official languages – the most for a single country while the US has no official language.
Is it true that human is intelligent as compared to other animals because they share their thoughts and other information? How do they transfer it? Of course by languages, so basically we can say humans are more intelligent than animals because they can speak? Give us your answer in the comment box.
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