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Top Five Languages by Language Family

Name the five most spoken languages for each language branch given.
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Last updated: August 13, 2019
First submittedMay 11, 2016
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Romance
405 mil
Spanish
215 mil
Portuguese
74 mil
French
60 mil
Italian
24 mil
Romanian
 
 
Germanic
360 mil
English
89 mil
German
21 mil
Dutch
9 mil
Swedish
7 mil
Afrikaans
Slavic
155 mil
Russian
40 mil
Polish
30 mil
Ukrainian
19 mil
Serbo-Croatian
10 mil
Czech
 
 
Celtic
2 mil
Irish
947,700
Welsh
356,000
Breton
87,056
Scottish
3,000
Cornish
Indo-Iranian
310 mil
Hindi
205 mil
Bengali
102 mil
Punjabi
75 mil
Marathi
50 mil
Gujarati
 
 
Uralic
13 mil
Hungarian
5 mil
Finnish
1 mil
Estonian
390,000
Erzya
390,000
Moksha
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level 71
May 11, 2016
cool idea!
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level 60
May 11, 2016
Thanks.
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level 60
May 11, 2016
Wow! People got Erzya and Moksha!
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level 46
Oct 15, 2016
perisian in Indo-Iranian??
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level 60
Oct 15, 2016
Persian only has 45 million speakers.
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level 40
Apr 7, 2017
i had no idea persian was part of the same language family as hindi and punjabi
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level 60
Apr 7, 2017
Learn something new
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level 63
Jan 19, 2019
nice one!
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level 55
May 25, 2019
how does french have only 74 million speakers? i think this quiz is badly sourced
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level 60
May 25, 2019
This is first-language speakers, so the low number probably results from Africans speaking their native or tribal tongue first.
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level 38
Aug 13, 2019
Good quiz. Can you make Gaelic - and perhaps Erse - work for 'Scottish'. Also, are there really more speakers of Cornish than Manx?