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What Asian country has the largest number of languages on its territory?
What are the two official languages of Sri Lanka?
- Hindi and English
- Sinhala and Tamil
- Urdu and Malayalam
What is this language?
What does "pinyin" refer to?
- The Tok Pisin language of Papua New Guinea
- A Portuguese creole spoken in Hong Kong
- A system of romanization of Chinese
How many tones are there in Korean?
What language is the closest to Lao?
Thai and Vietnamese belong to the same language family.
Where is Telugu spoken?
- In China
- In India
- In Philippines
Where was this picture taken?
Which writing system is used in Japanese to transcribe foreign words?
The Amis are an indigenous group of about 150 000 people. They speak Amis, an Austronesian language. Where do they live?
- In Borneo
- In Maldives
- In Taïwan
How do you say "Thank you" in Chinese?
- Xiè xie
Which of these languages are Turkic languages:
- Georgian and Chechen
- Uzbek and Kazakh
- Tajik and Kurdish
Which of these languages has the largest number of speakers?
What is the specificity of Devanagari, an alphasyllabary used to write Hindi and other Indian languages?
- Most characters are square-shaped
- Characters are written vertically, on either side of a median line
- Characters are surmounted by an horizontal line that runs almost continuously
In 2012, the Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to:
- Chinese writer Gao Xingjian
- Chinese writer Mo Yan
- Japanese writer Kenzaburo Oe
What national dialect is Filipino, the official language of the Philippines, based upon?
This is a map of the language families in Asia. What is the family represented in green?
- Caucasian languages
- Slavic languages
- Turkic languages
Of what country is Dzongkha the official language?
"Shampoo" is a lowanword from:
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