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Name the Language. How good is your knowledge of the world’s main languages?. Which World Language?. Listen to each audio recording. Try to name the language that is spoken (2 pts). If needed. Get a hint. You’ll see a written script of the recording. Guess again (1 pt).

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Name the language

Name the Language

How good is your knowledge of the world’s main languages?


Which world language

Which World Language?

Listen to each audio recording.

Try to name the language that is spoken (2 pts).

If needed. Get a hint. You’ll see a written script of the recording.

Guess again (1 pt).

Find out your result at the end.


Acknowledgments

Acknowledgments

Readings from Librivox and the U.N.

The audio and text are readings from Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Visit here for the full text.Watch the video.


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Name The Language

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit

of brotherhood.


Name the language2

Name The Language

English


The english language

The English Language

English belongs to the Indo-European family, Germanic group, West Germanic subgroup and is the official language of over 1.7 billion people. Home speakers are over 330 million. 


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Tous les êtres humains naissent libres et égaux en dignité et en droits. Ils sont doués de raison et de conscience et doivent agir les uns envers les autres dans un esprit de fraternité.


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Name The Language

French


The french language

The French Language

French belongs to the Indo-European family, Romance group, and is the official language of nearly 200 million people. It is spoken by over 124 million people, including second language users in all countries.


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Name The Language

Все люди рождаются свободными и равными в своем достоинстве и правах. Они наделены разумом и совестью и должны поступать в отношении друг друга в духе братства.


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Name The Language

Russian


The russian language

The Russian Language

Russian belongs to the Indo-European family, Slavonic group and is spoken by over 290 million people. Russian was the lingua franca of the Russian Empire and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR).


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すべての人間は、生まれながらにして自由であり、かつ、尊厳と権利と について平等である。人間は、理性と良心とを授けられており、互いに同 胞の精神をもって行動しなければならない。


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Name The Language

Japanese


The japanese language

The Japanese Language

Japanese, spoken by more than 125 million people in Japan, ranks among the top ten languages of the world. Japanese is not, as is sometimes thought, genetically related to Chinese, but rather to Korean and other Altaic languages, such as Mongolian. 


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Alle Menschen sind frei und gleich an Würde und Rechten geboren. Sie sind mit Vernunft und Gewissen begabt und sollen einander im Geiste der Brüderlichkeit begegnen.


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Name The Language

German


The german language

The German Language

German belongs to the Indo-European family and has nearly 120 million speakers. Since English is a Germanic language, it is not surprising to find a high degree of similarity in the vocabulary of the two languages. 


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Tutti gli esseri umani nascono liberi ed eguali in dignità e diritti. Essi sono dotati di ragione e di coscienza e devono agire gli uni verso gli altri in spirito di fratellanza.


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Name The Language

Italian


The italian language

The Italian Language

It belongs to the Indo-European family, Romance group and is spoken by over 60 million people. Of all the major Romance languages, Italian retains the closest resemblance to the Latin spoken by the Romans.


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Name The Language

人 人 生 而 自 由, 在 尊 严 和 权 利 上 一 律 平 等。 他 们 赋 有 理 性 和 良 心, 并 应 以 兄 弟 关 系 的 精 神 相 对 待。


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Chinese

(Mandarin)


The chinese language

The Chinese Language

 Chinese is the official language of over 1.1 billion people and, as a mother tongue, it is the most spoken language in the world. Chinese is the language of the Han people, the majority ethnic group of China. 


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Name The Language

Todos los seres humanos nacen libres e iguales en dignidad y derechos y, dotados como están de razón y conciencia, deben comportarse fraternalmente los unos con los otros.


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Spanish


The spanish language

The Spanish Language

Spanish belongs to the Indo-European family, Romance group and is the official language of over 330 million people. Spanish is an important immigrant language in numerous countries. 


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모든 인간은 태어날 때부터 자유로우며 그 존엄과 권리에 있어 동등하다. 인간은 천부적으로 이성과 양심을 부여받았으며 서로 형제애의 정신으로 행동하여야 한다.


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Korean


The korean language

The Korean Language

Korean is spoken by at least 75 million people throughout the world, over 40 million in South Korea and over 20 million in North Korea. The Korean alphabet (Hangul script), invented in the years 1443-46, is the only true alphabet native to the Far East. 


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Todos los seres humanos nacen libres e iguales en dignidad y derechos y, dotados como están de razón y conciencia, deben comportarse fraternalmente los unos con los otros.


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Portuguese


The portuguese language

The Portuguese Language

Portuguese belongs to the Indo-European family, Romance group, and is spoken by over 10 million people in Portugal, and over 190 million in all countries where Portuguese is the official language.


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همهٔ افراد بشر آزاد به دنیا می‌آیند و از دید حیثیت و حقوق با هم برابرند، همه دارای اندیشه و وجدان هستند و باید در برابر یکدیگر با روح برادری رفتار کنند


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Persian

(Farsi)


The persian language

The Persian Language

Persian, also known as Farsi belongs to the Indo-European family and is spoken by nearly 33 million people, mainly in Iran. It is one of the world's oldest languages, a standard and well-recognized tongue as early as the 6th century B.C.


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Kaikki ihmiset syntyvät vapaina ja tasavertaisina arvoltaan ja oikeuksiltaan. Heille on annettu järki ja omatunto, ja heidän on toimittava toisiaan kohtaan veljeyden hengessä.


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Finnish


The finnish language

The Finnish Language

There are approximately 5 million speakers of Finnish, one of the few languages of Europe not belonging to the Indo-European family. Finnish, it is agreed, is undoubtedly an exceedingly difficult language to learn. 


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Bengali


The bengali language

The Bengali Language

Bengali belongs to the Indo-European family, Indic group, and is spoken by over 120 million people in Bangladesh and over 68 million in India. Only five other languages in the world can claim as many as 190 million speakers. 


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Thai


The thai language

The Thai Language

Thai is spoken by 25 million people in Thailand. Like Chinese, Thai is a tonal language, meaning that different tones, or intonations, distinguish words that would otherwise be homonyms. 


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Bütün insanlar hür, haysiyet ve haklar bakımından eşit doğarlar. Akıl ve vicdana sahiptirler ve birbirlerine karşı kardeşlik zihniyeti ile hareket etmelidirler.


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Turkish


The turkish language

The Turkish Language

It belongs to the Altaic family, Turkic group, and is spoken by nearly 60 million people. It is also an important immigrant language in Germany. To various degrees, Turkish is intelligible with other major languages of Central Asia.


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Name The Language

Alle mensen worden vrij en gelijk in waardigheid en rechten geboren. Zij zijn begiftigd met verstand en geweten, en behoren zich jegens elkander in een geest van broederschap te gedragen.


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Dutch


The dutch language

The Dutch Language

Dutch belongs to the Indo-European family, Germanic group and is spoken by 20 million people, (nearly 14 million in the Netherlands). Flemish is the name given to the language spoken in Belgium and France.


How did you do

How did you do?

48 You are a super polyglot genius!

36-47 Wow. You are Indiana Jones!

25-35 Doing well. A definite linguist.

15-24 Watch some more international films

0 -14 You’d better join National Geographic


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