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Top Ten Languages Spoken in the World

Mandarin Chinese (1.1 Billion Speakers)
Mandarin Chinese (1.1 Billion Speakers)

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English (983 Million Speakers)
English (983 Million Speakers)

List of languages by total number of speakers ... English has about 400 million native speakers but, ... Top 10 Most spoken languages in the world 2016

Hindustani (544 Million Speakers)
Hindustani (544 Million Speakers)

... the Wikipedia page for the Tagalog language reports 70+ million speakers by ... by total number of speakers; List of languages ... spoken languages in the world ...

Spanish (527 Million Speakers)
Spanish (527 Million Speakers)

Number of non-native speakers: 91 million Total number of speakers: 527 million Language family: Romance, a sub-family of Indo-European. Related to: French, Portuguese, Italian, Romanian Name in the language itself: español or castellano ¡Sí señor! By number of native speakers, Spanish is the second biggest language in the world (behind only Mandarin).

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Arabic (422 Million Speakers)
Arabic (422 Million Speakers)

Arabic and its different dialects are spoken by around 422 million speakers (native and non-native) in the Arab world as well as in the Arab diaspora making it one of the five most spoken languages in the world.

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Malay (281 Million Speakers)
Malay (281 Million Speakers)

List of languages by total number of speakers ... 281 million: 8: ... Top 10 Most spoken languages in the world 2016

Russian (267 Million Speakers)
Russian (267 Million Speakers)

Total number of speakers: 267 million Language family: East Slavic, a sub-family of Indo-European Related to: Ukrainian, Belarusian Name in the language itself: ру́сский язы́к, (rússkiy yazýk) The largest of the Slavic languages, Russian is the official language of four countries (Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan).

Bengali (261 Million Speakers)
Bengali (261 Million Speakers)

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CHINESE: 1197 Million Native Speakers (MANDARIN: 848 Million)
CHINESE: 1197 Million Native Speakers (MANDARIN: 848 Million)

CHINESE: 1197 million native speakers (MANDARIN: 848 million) Linguistically speaking, Chinese is a “macrolanguage” that encompasses dozens of different forms and dialects that together have just short of 1.2 billion native speakers.

SPANISH: 399 Million
SPANISH: 399 Million

Languages Spoken by More Than 10 Million People (Archived 2009-10-31) – Encarta list, based on data from Ethnologue, but some figures (e.g. for Arabic) widely vary from it; Map of World Languages. Download of MP3 audio files in 1600 language combinations.

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ENGLISH: 335 Million
ENGLISH: 335 Million

List of languages by total number of speakers ... English has about 400 million native speakers but, ... Top 10 Most spoken languages in the world 2016

HINDI: 260 Million
HINDI: 260 Million

Thanks to the historical dominance of the British Empire – and, more recently, the economic and cultural clout of the United States – English is well-established as the world's lingua franca (if only there were other contenders for an international language), and is the second most spoken language in the world.

ARABIC: 242 Million
ARABIC: 242 Million

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PORTUGUESE: 203 Million
PORTUGUESE: 203 Million

Portuguese is the sixth largest with around 215 million (150 million of whom speak Brazilian Portuguese), based on CIA Factbook, but probably a few million more. French does not make the top 10 list. It is an overstatement to say that the only true international languages in the world today and English, French, and Portuguese.

BENGALI: 189 Million
BENGALI: 189 Million

With approximately 189 million native and 208 million total speakers worldwide, Bengali is usually counted as the seventh most spoken native language in the world by population.

RUSSIAN: 166 Million
RUSSIAN: 166 Million

According to the 2010 census, there were 137 million speakers of Russian in the Russian Federation, and 166 million ... of the world’s ten most spoken languages.

6 Japanese
6 Japanese

Japanese is also spoken by Japanese immigrants all over the world with the largest populations of Japanese speakers being in Brazil, Hawaii, and the Philippines. Regional Language Besides the Japanese language, the other widely used language in Japan is the Ryukyuan language.

2 Italian
2 Italian

In Australia, Italian is the second most spoken foreign language after Chinese, with 1.4% of the population speaking it as their home language. Italian immigrants to South America have also brought a presence of the language to that continent.

7 English
7 English

That's why about half of the world's languages will disappear by the end of the century About 3 percent of the world's population accounts for 96 percent of all languages spoken today. Out of all languages in the world, 2,000 have fewer than 1,000 native speakers.

8 Ukrainian
8 Ukrainian

The Ukrainian language is the official state language of Ukraine. The language is an East Slavic language that is believed to have evolved from the Old East Slavic language that was spoken in the medieval state of Kievan Rus’.