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“Huh?” is understood in all languages.
Beijing, Seoul, and Tokyo all mean “capital” in their languages.
South Africa is called the “Rainbow Nation” because it has 11 official languages.
Mexico has 68 official languages.
The word for Silver and Money are the same in 14 languages.
The Bible is available in 2,454 languages.
Merriam-Webster dictionary’s founder learned 26 languages in order to evaluate the etymology of words.
With 800 languages, New York is the mostlinguistically diverse city in the world.
Jackie Chan is also asinger. He has produced over 20 albums and sung over 100 songs in over 5 languages.
African elephants can distinguish human languages, genders and ages associated with danger.
Sign Language is one of three official languages of New Zealand.
At least half the world’s 6,000 languages are not expected to survive into the next century.
Over 300 languages are spoken in London, one of the most diverse cities in the world.
Almost a third of the world’s languages are spoken only in Africa.
Over 300 languages are currently spoken in London schools.
Xenoglossophobia is the fear of foreign languages.
Africa had up to 10,000 different states and autonomous groups with distinct languages and customs before it was colonized.
Children who grow up learning to speak two languages are better at switching between tasks, according to a study.
Noah Webster learned 26 languages, including Anglo-Saxon and Sanskrit, in the process of writing “An American Dictionary of the English Language.”
The names of the English rivers Avon, Axe, Esk, Exe and Ouse all mean ‘river’ or ‘water’ in various ancient languages.