Top 100 languages by population these are the top 100 languages in order of number of first language speakers this is from the 13th edition of the ethnologue (1996. Continuing with languages originally found in nigeria and other areas, hausa, a chadic language, is one of the four most common languages spoken in nigeria, along with yoruba, igbo, and english native speakers can also be found in chad and niger and are typically part of the hausa ethnic group as well. This is the fifth most widely spoken languages in africa it is the second largest semitic dialect on the continent after arabic it is the official language in ethiopia, with more than 25 million native speakers, and is spoken outside ethiopia by about 3 million emigrants. Listing of language information for hausa de facto provincial language in northern region spoken as l2 in the north languages of nigeria, map 1. By un estimates, nigeria will be one of the countries responsible for most of the world's total population increase by 2050 nigeria is home to four large ethnic groups: fulani, hausa, igbo and yoruba and there are as many as 350 languages spoken across the country.
This language is spoken by the khmu people who initially inhabited northern laos the population of khmu speakers in laos is believed to be about 500,000 and they are the biggest ethnic community and live in five provinces in the north bokeo, luang prabang, lungnamtha, oudomxay, and phongsaly. Igbo language is one of the many languages spoken in nigeria since its independence, the main languages in nigeria have been hausa, igbo and yoruba, also known by the word 'wazobia', ie 'wa' in yoruba, 'zo' in hausa, and 'bia' in igbo, all meaning 'to come. Nigeria is a fascinating country in the 36 states and federal capital territory of nigeria there are over 500 ethnic groups and over 500 languages spoken explore the eight largest ethnic groups in nigeria below. Houston's sizeable indian population was well-represented with about 15,150 people speaking hindi at home nearly 17,600 speak urdu, the national language of pakistan but also spoken widely in.
Most spoken languages in nigeria 1 hausa it is the most common language in nigeria it is also often associated with the islamic culture according to the electronic edition of ethnologue - 1991 sil, for 185 million of nigerians hausa is the first language and 15 million speak this language as the second. Tamil is india's fifth most spoken language, as well as being one of the official languages of sri lanka and singapore catamaran (1697), pariah (1613), poppadum (1820) and patchouli (1843) are. In southwestern nigeria, in the so-called yorubaland, yoruba is besides others the most commonly spoken language yorubaland includes among ogun, ondo, kwara, lagos, and western parts of kogi states in nigeria also parts of benin and togo. Nigeria is the most populous country in africa with over 186 million residents the country is also home to more than 520 languages, but there are many more languages which are yet to be classified. The berber language is the tenth most widely spoken language in africa the berber languages are a group of 26 closely related languages that constitute a branch of the afro-asiatic language family they are spoken by 14 to 25 million people in northern africa throughout the mediterranean coast, the sahara desert and sahel, an area which used.
Some background articles already exist (such as niger-congo languages, benue-congo languages, yoruboid languages, igboid languages, chadic languages, tivoid languages) and there is no need to repeat everything that is in those articles just because some of these languages are spoken in nigeria. Abo: their language is bankon (the bankon (or abaw, abo, bo) which is a bantu language spoken by the population, bankon, southwest of cameroon, in the littoral region), the number of speakers was estimated at 12,000 in 2001. Nigerian people, culture, population, languages, houses, interesting facts the nigerian people take pride in being the largest black nation in the world and also the largest country in africa with a population of over 180 million people. Yoruba is one of west africa's most spoken languages, accounting for over 30 million speakers in nigeria, benin and togo, and it is one of nigeria's official languages it is also widely spoken by west african expats in the us and uk.
According to official data, there are more than 520 languages spoken in nigeria by the way, nine of them are extinct by the way, nine of them are extinct the other major languages are igbo, urhobo, hausa, yoruba, ibibio, fulfulde, edo, pidgin english, ijaw, kanuri, and tiv. It is the most widely spoken language, although english is the official language of nigeria in addition to english, hausa, yoruba, igbo, fula, and english creole are widely spoken in addition to english, hausa, yoruba, igbo, fula, and english creole are widely spoken. There are over 520 languages spoken in nigeria (the third-most of any country in the world) the official language and lingua franca is english the official language and lingua franca is english other major languages include hausa, yoruba, igbo and fulani.
Nigeria has over 250 ethnic languages with some (those bordering other african nations) extending beyond the borders of the country the table below contains the top 20 languages (top 3 rankings are accurate, the other rankings are disputable at best) based on the population of the primary speakers of the language. The kabyle language, the most spoken berber language in the country, is taught and partially co-official (with a few restrictions) in parts of kabylia arabic algerian colloquial arabic is spoken as a native language by more than 83% of the population of these, over 78% speak algerian arabic and around 5% hassaniya. Portuguese language museum in são paulo there are a number of other languages spoken in brazil, although even collectively they account for only a very small minority of the population according to the 1940 census, the most popular second language (after portuguese) at the time was german.
Hundreds of languages are spoken in the country, including yoruba, igbo, fula, hausa, edo, ibibio, tiv, and english the country has abundant natural resources, notably large deposits of petroleum and natural gas. From a national language, which is a language spoken by a large part of the population of a country, 5 which may or may not be designated an official language (unesco, 2013. 68 languages and dialects are spoken in colombia but the official and most common language is spanish more than 992% of the people of colombia speak spanish colombian culture and cuisine. British colonialism and its linguistic consequences 6 there are several english-based creole languages, such as jamaican creole, trinbagonian in trinidad and tobago, bislama in vanuatu, miskito coast creole in nicaragua, and many others in oceania, the caribbean, north america, asia, and africa.