Popular Translation Languages at Littera24
The Most Popular Translation Languages
English – is one of the West Germanic languages of the Germanic family. It is estimated to be a native language of 309 to 400 million people, and English is the third largest language in the world after Chinese and Spanish.
Russian – is widely used and speaks to 267 million people worldwide. It belongs to the Slavic language family and is an official language in 5 countries: Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.
Latvian – is the native language of about 1.7 million people, mostly in Latvia, where it is the only official language. The largest Latvian-speaking communities outside Latvia are in the United Kingdom, the United States, Ireland, Australia, Germany, Sweden, Canada, the Russian Federation.
German – is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world. the number of users reaches 220 million worldwide. It is the most widely used language in the European Union, but it does not have the status of an international language such as English or French.
Spanish – is another very widely used language. It is used by some 527 million people worldwide, not only in Spain but also in a very large part of Central and almost all of South America.
Lithuanian – is the mother tongue of some 3.5 million people in Lithuania and elsewhere. Lithuanian belongs to the Indo-European language family and the Baltic language branch. Its only related language is Latvian, but they are mutually incomprehensible.
Estonian – belongs to the Finno-Ugric group of Baltic Finns and its closest cognate languages are Võro, Liv, Finnish, Ingrian, Vepsian and Votian. Estonian is the mother tongue of about 1.1 million people.
Finnish – is the language of the Baltic Sea language group of the Finno-Ugric family, the official language of Finland (similar to Swedish). About 5.23 million people speak Finnish. In Sweden, where it is used by around 200,000 people every day, Finnish is recognized as a minority language.