15 Most Difficult Languages in the World to Learn

11/16/2018
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THINKING OF LEARNING A NEW LANGUAGE?

Learning a different language opens a whole new world of opportunities and possibilities. Some languages are easy to understand and learn as it's linguistically similar to your native language but some languages can give you hard time in only understanding there grammar (i.e consist of 44 consonants and 32 different vowels), and today we'll tell you some of most difficult languages in the world to learn.

Here's the list of 15 Most Difficult Languages in the World to Learn:

15. Dutch

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Dutch is a West Germanic language spoken by around 28 million, with the majority of speakers in Netherlands and Belgium. And also holds an official status in Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten and Suriname. It is the third most widely spoken Germanic language, after its close relatives English and German.

14. Hungarian

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Hungarian is a Finno-Ugric language spoken in Hungary and several neighbouring countries. Outside Hungary it is also spoken by communities of Hungarians in the countries that today make up Slovakia, western Ukraine (Subcarpathia), central and western Romania (Transylvania), northern Serbia (Vojvodina), northern Croatia, and northern Slovenia (Mur region).

13. Solvenian

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Slovenian is the group of South Slavic languages and has over 2.5 million speakers worldwide, mostly in slovenia. The official and national language of Slovenia is Slovene, which is spoken by a large majority of the population. It is also known, in English, as Slovenian.

12. Khoisan

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The Khoisan languages are a group of African languages originally classified together by Joseph Greenberg. It is used for several ethnic groups who were the original inhabitants of southern Africa before the Bantu migrations southward and later European colonization.

11. Korean

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The Korean language is an East Asian language spoken by about 80 million people. It is the official and national language of both Koreas: North Korea and South Korea. There are more than 2 million speakers in China, approximately 1 million in the United States, and about 500,000 in Japan.

10. Hebrew

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Hebrew is a Northwest Semitic language native to Israel, spoken by over 9 million people worldwide. Historically, it is regarded as the language of the Israelites and their ancestors. The earliest examples of written Paleo-Hebrew date from the 10th century BCE.

9. Icelandic

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Icelandic is a North Germanic language spoken in Iceland. The vast majority of Icelandic speakers about 320,000 live in Iceland, 8000 speakers in Denmark and 5000 people in Usa speaks icelandic.

8. Croatian

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Croatian is the standardized variety of the Serbo-Croatian language used by Croats principally in Croatia. It is the official and literary standard of Croatia and one of the official languages of the European Union. Croatian is also one of the official languages of Bosnia and Herzegovina, a recognized minority language in Serbia, and neighboring countries.

7. Finnish

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Finnish is a Finnic language spoken by the majority of the population in Finland. Finnish is also an official minority language in Sweden. In Finland’s 1919 constitution both Finnish and Swedish were designated national languages.

6. Gaelic

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Scottish Gaelic or Scots Gaelic, also known as Gaelic, is a Celtic language native to the Gaels of Scotland. Most of modern Scotland was once Gaelic-speaking, as evidenced especially by Gaelic-language placenames. Outside Scotland, Canadian Gaelic is spoken mainly in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.

5. Albanian

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Albanian is a language of the Indo-European family, in which it occupies an independent branch. It is an official language in Albania, Kosovo and has official status in Ulcinj, southern Montenegro. Albanian is also spoken by large Albanian communities elsewhere in Europe, the Americas and Australia.

4. Japanese

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Japanese is an East Asian language spoken by about 128 million people, primarily in Japan, is also the national language of Japan. Japanese has no genetic relationship with Chinese but it makes extensive use of Chinese characters in its writing system, and a large portion of its vocabulary is borrowed from Chinese.

3. Vietnamese

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Vietnamese is an Austroasiatic language that originated in Vietnam, where it is the national and official language. Vietnamese speakers are found throughout the world, notably in East and Southeast Asia, North America, Australia and Western Europe. Vietnamese has also been officially recognized as a minority language in the Czech Republic.

2. Russian

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Russian is an East Slavic language, which is official in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, as well as being widely spoken throughout Eastern Europe, the Baltic states, the Caucasus and Central Asia. Russian is the eighth most spoken language in the world by number of native speakers and the seventh by total number of speakers.

1. Chinese

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Chinese is a group of related, but in many cases not mutually intelligible, language varieties, forming the Sinitic branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family. Chinese is spoken by the Han majority and many minority ethnic groups in China, about 1.2 billion i.e aroun 16% of world population speak chinese.

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