The 100 Most-Spoken Languages in the World #infographic

The 100 Most-Spoken Languages in the World #infographic

Go on a trip through language history with this Word. Tips infographic that shows the world's 100 most-spoken languages. Are you aware that the majority of the world's more than 7,000 languages originate from just 11 ancient languages? Explore the tree of these eleven linguistic roots and see which widely spoken languages developed from each.

We show a fantastic depiction of how different cultures have developed and changed over many years, and the massive amount of languages that now exist due to a world population of over 7.5 billion people! Would you be surprised to learn that there is a similar lineage among Dutch and Afrikaans? Or that Dutch, Bavarian and Swedish all derive from the same Germanic language as they used to be?

While many of the languages of today share origins with a wide range of others, only two, Japanese and Hungarian, find themselves alone in their tree of origin. What does your language heritage look like?

The 100 Most-Spoken Languages in the World #infographic

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