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The 20 Most Spoken Languages in the World

The 20 Most Spoken Languages in the World

Read on to find out which languages fill out the top 20, along with some fascinating facts about them. English // 1.35 BillionThe most common word in the most common language is thought to be the. Mandarin Chinese // 1.12 BillionA bronze statue of a 16th-century Chinese official. Standard Arabic // 274 MillionOut of the six official languages of the United Nations, Arabic is the only one written from right to left. Korean // 82 MillionIn many situations where English speakers would use I or my, native Korean speakers would use uri, meaning we or our.

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