Find the answer at The world’s languages captured in 6 charts at
Find interesting information on the unfortunate events of disappearing languages in Losing Our World’s Languages at http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/enduring-voices/
Did you know that there are emotions that are not perceived in groups not using the same language? I am thinking about the German term “Gemütlichkeit”. This word describes a state of being that I cannot explain to English speakers. Here is a great reading about additional languages and emotions in “ThUntranslatablele Emotions You did Never Knew You Had” at http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20170126-the-untranslatable-emotions-you-never-knew-you-had
Great data in this link The world’s languages, in 7 maps and charts at https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2015/04/23/the-worlds-languages-in-7-maps-and-charts/?utm_term=.a5117b3fc56c
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Connect languages to colonialism and versatility.
In German, the second person singular and plural is capitalized in writing. In English, it is the first person. Grammar provides a good insight into the values a culture holds. What about a language without words for numbers? What does that mean? Read ‘Anumeric’ people: What happens when a language has no words for numbers at https://theconversation.com/anumeric-people-what-happens-when-a-language-has-no-words-for-numbers-75828?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=facebookbutton
Not very much. See more here about the French influence in The English language is a lot more French than we thought, here’s why at https://medium.com/@andreas_simons/the-english-language-is-a-lot-more-french-than-we-thought-heres-why-4db2db3542b3