Guess the Language

Can you identify the language based on the opening sentences from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in that language?
Use the English name for the language.
Answer must correspond to the yellow box
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Last updated: August 14, 2021
First submittedJanuary 7, 2014
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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.
English
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.
French
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.
Spanish
يولد جميع الناس أحراراً متساوين في الكرامة والحقوق< وقد وهبوا عقلاً وضميراً وعليهم أن يعامل بعضهم بعضاً بروح الإخاء.
Arabic
כל בני אדם נולדו בני חורין ושווים בערכם ובזכויותיהם. כולם חוננו בתבונה ובמצפון
, לפיכך חובה עליהם לנהוג איש ברעהו ברוח של אחווה.
Hebrew
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.
Russian
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.
Dutch
Bütün insanlar hür, haysiyet ve haklar bakımından eşit doğarlar. Akıl ve vicdana sahiptirler ve
birbirlerine karşı kardeşlik zihniyeti ile hareket etmelidirler.
Turkish
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。
Chinese
सभी मनुष्यों को गौरव और अधिकारों के मामले में जन्मजात स्वतंत्रता और समानता प्राप्त है
। उन्हें बुद्धि और अंतरात्मा की देन प्राप्त है और परस्पर उन्हें भाईचारे के भाव से बर्ताव करना चाहिए ।
Hindi
Tất cả mọi người sinh ra đều được tự do và bình đẳng về nhân phẩm và quyền. Mọi con người
đều được tạo hóa ban cho lý trí và lương tâm và cần phải đối xử với nhau trong tình bằng hữu.
Vietnamese
Todos os seres humanos nascem livres e iguais em dignidade e em direitos. Dotados de razão
e de consciência, devem agir uns para com os outros em espírito de fraternidade.
Portuguese
Alla människor är födda fria och lika i värde och rättigheter. De har utrustats med förnuft och
samvete och bör handla gentemot varandra i en anda av gemenskap.
Swedish
تمام ابنای بشر آزاد زاده شده و در حرمت و حقوق با هم برابرند. عقلانیت و وجدان به آنه
ارزانی شده و لازم است تا با یکدیگر برادرانه رفتار کنند.
Persian
모든 인간은 태어날 때부터 자유로우며 그 존엄과 권리에 있어 동등하다. 인간은 천부적으로
이성과 양심을 부여받았으며 서로 형제애의 정신으로 행동하여야 한다.
Korean
มนุษย์ทั้งหลายเกิดมามีอิสระและเสมอภาคกันในเกียรติศักดิ์และสิทธิ ต่างมีเหตุผลและมโนธรรม
และควรปฏิบัติต่อกันด้วยเจตนารมณ์แห่งภราดรภาพ
Thai
Όλοι οι άνθρωποι γεννιούνται ελεύθεροι και ίσοι στην αξιοπρέπεια και τα δικαιώματα.
Είναι προικισμένοι με λογική και συνείδηση, και οφείλουν να συμπεριφέρονται μεταξύ τους
με πνεύμα αδελφοσύνης.
Greek
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.
Italian
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.
German
تمام انسان آزادی اور حقوق و عزت کے اعتبار سے برابر پیدا ہوئے ہیں. انہیں ضمیر
اور عقل و دیعت ہوئی ہے. اس لئے انہیں ایک دوسرے کے ساتھ بھائی چارے کا سلوک کرنا چاہیء.
Urdu
Watu wote wamezaliwa huru, hadhi na haki zao ni sawa. Wote wamejaliwa akili
na dhamiri, hivyo yapasa watendeane kindugu.
Swahili
सर्व मानवी व्यक्ती जन्मतः स्वतंत्र आहेत व त्यांना समान प्रतिष्ठा व समान आधिकार आहेत. त्यांना विचारशक्ती व
सदसद्विवेकबुद्धी लाभलेली आहे व त्यांनी एकमेकांशी बंधुत्वाच्या भावनेने आचरण करावे.
Marathi
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。
Japanese
Semua manusia dilahirkan bebas dan samarata dari segi kemuliaan dan hak-hak.
Mereka mempunyai pemikiran dan perasaan hati dan hendaklah bertindak di antara
satu sama lain dengan semangat persaudaraan.
Malay
+29
Level 76
Jan 10, 2014
that was fun
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Level 70
Nov 12, 2014
This needs to be higher up on the quiz rankings, I love this one!
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Level 47
Apr 22, 2015
Amazing quiz :)
+5
Level 63
Mar 23, 2016
I really enjoyed this one.
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Level 28
Sep 11, 2016
Aw, I was expecting to find Latin or a bonus like Elvish but very fun, interesting quiz! :)
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Level 76
Mar 5, 2019
Yay, got all of them!
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Level 51
Jul 6, 2020
100%
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Level 64
Apr 2, 2021
I would suggest including Farsi as a type-in for Persian. Other than that, great quiz!
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Level 83
Aug 3, 2021
No love for semaphore?
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Level 73
Aug 4, 2021
Can Indonesian count for the Malay one?
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Level 44
Aug 12, 2021
yeah
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Level 44
Aug 12, 2021
I am Indonesian and I would love if you put indonesian or bahasa as a type-in for malay
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Level 49
Aug 12, 2021
Yes, bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian) and Malay are like British English and American English
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Level 59
Aug 12, 2021
I didn't know they were that close. I guessed Indonesian first.
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Level 73
Aug 18, 2021
Ditto for "indo-malay". I've certainly heard it referred to that way, and moved along when it didn't work.
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Level 71
Aug 4, 2021
I think this is the second time I see Marathi in a quiz. Both times I had to google it afterwards. I feel a bit ashamed I don't know or can't remember the name of a language spoken by as many people as the whole population of the country I live in (Germany). Maybe this time it will stick.
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Level 61
Aug 12, 2021
Don't feel too bad. India is super diverse and native Marathi speakers account less than 10% of the population.
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Level 45
Aug 13, 2021
I am a native marathi speaker 😀
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Level 62
May 28, 2022
If it's any consolation, I guessed Sanskrit on the first attempt despite being a native Marathi speaker.
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Level 59
Aug 4, 2021
Tough quiz, ran out of time and missed a couple obvious ones
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Level 75
Aug 5, 2021
Perfect quiz to reach level 74!
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Level 76
Aug 10, 2021
Congrats!
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Level 69
Aug 6, 2021
I got all but Marathi
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Level 44
Aug 7, 2021
Are these even the correct translations?
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Level 56
Aug 9, 2021
Great quiz!

After all these years you finally got a feature!!

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Level 61
Aug 12, 2021
hey can you change "chinese" to "simplified chinese" ?
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Level 69
Aug 12, 2021
They're asking for the name of the language, not the name of the script.
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Level 47
Aug 12, 2021
There should be a sequel to this.
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Level 69
Aug 12, 2021
I have a series of quizzes similar to this, some of the language samples featuring the Universal declaration of human rights: https://www.jetpunk.com/series/25526/guess-the-language
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Level 47
Aug 13, 2021
Nice!
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Level 51
Aug 12, 2021
holy shit I got all of them, i was trying to remember what marathi was or like 2 minutes but then i remembered.
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Level 44
Aug 12, 2021
The proper term is Farsi not Persian
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Level 90
Aug 12, 2021
It's very **not** that.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Academy_of_Persian_Language_and_Literature#Announcement_of_the_Academy_about_the_name_of_the_Persian_language_in_foreign_languages

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Level 54
Aug 12, 2021
Isn't Hindustani acceptable for Urdu?
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Level 61
Aug 12, 2021
Hindustani would then also apply to Hindi.
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Level 57
Aug 12, 2021
There seems to be an odd typo in the Swedish version: in two places "är" is written as "äro".
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Level 90
Aug 12, 2021
Here's the source: https://www.ohchr.org/EN/UDHR/Pages/Language.aspx?LangID=swd
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Level 28
Aug 13, 2021
I speak Swedish and this is definitely wrong.

What is in the pdf is right:

"Alla människor är födda fria och lika i värde och rättigheter. De har utrustats med förnuft och samvete och

bör handla gentemot varandra i en anda av gemenskap."

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Level 90
Aug 18, 2021
I got it changed. Thank you.
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Level 61
Aug 12, 2021
Wow one of the few that I got all 24. Had no idea Marathi had the same script as Hindi.
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Level 67
Aug 12, 2021
Fun quiz thanks!
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Level 62
Aug 13, 2021
Amazing quiz... you guys should launch an extreme version with many more languages
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Level 50
Aug 14, 2021
This was fun. Thanks!
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Level 40
Aug 14, 2021
Swahili sounds like a weird mix between Japanese and like east Indonesian language
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Level 44
Aug 14, 2021
got all, Swahili and Persian were the hardest ones, didnt know marathi either but it was easy to guess, Great Quiz!!
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Level 44
Aug 14, 2021
got everything except Swahili, really fun quiz!!
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Level 75
Aug 18, 2021
Great idea for a quiz, thank you! I hope you make a sequel :)
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Level 16
Sep 27, 2021
aight ez ig

marathi tripped me up a bit

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Level 54
Oct 15, 2021
Mandarin should count for Chinese, but good quiz.
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Level 61
Nov 13, 2021
I like it, by the way, chinese comma looks like,and we dont use space after comma.
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Level 52
May 9, 2022
Nice, only missed Thai