Language Diversity at Your Fingertips: A Regional Discovery

Explore the rich diversity of languages spoken around the world, organized by region. From Europe to Asia, Africa to the Americas, our comprehensive language list covers hundreds of languages and dialects, providing a fascinating window into the world’s linguistic landscape.

*”Caucasus” refers to a region located between Europe and Asia, specifically in the southern part of Russia and neighboring countries such as Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijani, Chechen, and Ossetian

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Region

Language

Africa

Afrikaans , Acholi (Acoli) , Afar , Afrikaans , Akan

Amharic , Bambara , Bamileke , Bemba , Bini (Edo)

Creole Portuguese-Based , Dinka , Duala , Ekajuk

Ewe , Ewondo , Fang , Fante , Fon , Fulani , Ga

Ganda , Ge’ez , Hausa , Igbo , Kabyle , Kamba

Kanuri , Kikuyu , Kinyarwanda , Kongo , Krio

Lingala , Luo , Maay Maay , Malagasy , Mandingo

Mende , Mossi , Ndebele (North) , Ndebele (South)

Nigerian Pidgin , Northern Sotho , Nyankole

Oromo , Rundi , Shona , Somali , Sotho , Susu

Swahili , Swati (Swazi) , Tigrinya , Tsonga , Tswana

Tumbuka , Twi , Venda , Wolof , Xhosa , Yoruba , Zulu

Caribbean

Haitian Creole , Papiamento

Caribbean, Africa

Creole English-Based , Creole French-Based

Caucasus

Abkhazian , Armenian , Avar , Chechen , Georgian

Ossetian

Caucasus, Middle East

Azerbaijani

Central America

Mayan , Nahuatl

Central Asia

Karakalpak , Kazakh , Kyrgyz , Mongolian , Sarikoli

Tajik , Tibetan , Turkmen , Uyghur , Uzbek

East Asia

Chinese , Chinese (Simplified) , Chinese (Traditional) ,

Chinese Cantonese , Chinese Mandarin , Formosan ,

Japanese , Korean

Europe

Albanian , Basque , Belarusian , Bosnian , Breton

Bulgarian , Catalan , Catalan (Valencian) , Church Slavonic

Croatian , Czech , Danish , Dutch , English (UK) , Estonian

Faroese , Finnish , Flemish-Dutch , Frisian , Frisian (West)

Friulian , Gaelic , Gagauz , Galician , German

German Middle High (ca. 1050-1500) , German Old High

Greek , Hungarian , Icelandic , Irish , Italian , Latin

Latvian , Letzeburgesch , Lithuanian , Luxembourgish

Macedonian , Maltese , Manx Gaelic , Moldovan

Montenegrin , Northern Sami , Norwegian , Norwegian Bokmål

Norwegian Nynorsk , Occitan , Polish , Portuguese (Portugal)

Rhaeto-Romance , Romanian , Romansh , Romany , Sardinian

Scots , Scottish Gaelic , Serbian , Serbo-Croatian , Sicilian

Slovak , Slovene , Swedish , Ukrainian , Welsh , Yiddish

Europe, Africa, Canada

French

Europe, Africa, South America

Portuguese

Europe, Asia

Russian

Europe, Middle East

Turkish

Europe, South America

Spanish

Middle East

Akkadian , Ancient Hebrew , Aramaic (Official & Imperial)

Avestan , Dari , Egyptian , Elamite , Hebrew , Hebrew (Modern)

Kurdish , Ottoman Turkish , Pahlavi , Pashto , Persian (Old)

Phoenician , Samaritan Aramaic , Syriac

Middle East, North Africa

Arabic

Middle East, South Asia

Balochi

North America

Aleut , American Sign Language , Apache , Arapaho

Cherokee , Chinook Jargon , Creek (Muscogee)

Dakota , Dogrib , English (US) , French (Canada)

Inuinnaqtun , Inuktitut , Salishan

Oceania

Bislama , Chuukese , Fijian , Hawaiian , Hiri Motu

Maori/Māori , Marshallese , Palauan , Pohnpeian

Samoan , Tetum , Tok Pisin , Tonga/Tongan , Tuvaluan

Russia

Bashkir , Kumyk , Tatar , Yakut

South America

Aymara , Guaraní , Guarani Languages , Portuguese (Brazil)

Quechua , Sranan

South Asia

Assamese , Bengali , Bhojpuri , Bihari , Dhivehi , Dzongkha

Gujarati , Himachali , Hindi , Kannada , Kashmiri , Konkani

Kurukh , Magahi , Maithili , Malayalam , Marathi , Marwari

Nepali , Newari , Oriya , Pali , Prakrit , Punjabi , Rajasthani

Sanskrit , Sindhi , Sinhala/Sinhalese , Sylheti , Tamang

Tamil , Telugu , Urdu

Southeast Asia

Achinese , Balinese , Bikol , Buginese , Burmese , Cebuano

Chin (Hakha Chin) , Filipino , Hiligaynon , Hmong/Mong

Iloko , Indonesian , Javanese , Kadazan , Karen , Khmer

Lao , Madurese , Makasar , Malay , Minangkabau

Pampanga/Kapampangan , Pangasinan , Shan , Sundanese

Tagalog , Thai , Vietnamese , Visayan , Waray , Zo/Zou/Zomi

Worldwide

English , Esperanto