Language Quiz / Major Language Families of the World

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Can you name the language families with more than 1,000,000 native speakers?

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Example LanguagesLanguage FamilyNumber of speakers
English, Hindustani, Spanish, Persian2,910,000,000
Mandarin, Cantonese, Tibetan, Burmese1,268,000,000
Swahili, Zulu, Wolof, Yoruba437,000,000
Malay, Javanese, Tagalog, Malagasy386,000,000
Arabic, Hebrew, Amharic, Somali380,000,000
Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam229,000,000
Turkish, Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Uzbek170,000,000
Japanese, Okinawan, Amami129,000,000
Vietnamese, Khmer, Mon, Khmu103,000,000
Thai, Lao, Zhuang, Shan80,800,000
Korean, Jeju77,200,000
Luo, Kanuri, Zarma, Dinka42,800,000
Hungarian, Finnish, Estonian, Erzya20,600,000
Example LanguagesLanguage FamilyNumber of speakers
Hmong, Hmu, She, Pa-Hng9,330,000
Quechua, Kichwa, Ayacucho, Cusco8,946,000
Mongolian, Buryat, Oirat, Kalmyk6,900,000
K'iche', Yucatec, Q'eqchi', Mam6,522,000
Guarani, Nheengatu, Ache, Munduruku5,027,000
Georgian, Svan, Mingrelian, Laz4,850,000
Chechen, Ingush, Avar, Lezgian4,155,000
Enga, Western Dani, Melpa, Ekari3,540,000
Aymara, Jaqaru2,809,000
Nahuatl, Huichol, Hopi, Shoshoni1,910,000
Mixtec, Otomi, Zapotec, Amuzgo1,678,000
Abkhaz, Kabardian, Adyghe, Abaza1,655,000

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