A Complex World: Language Families, Their Spread and Longevity

Did you know that every 14 days a language dies

Most geeks love playing with language. Sadly too often too little is known about languages or the language families. While not everyone ought to be a polyglot, knowing more than one language is always a bonus. Having an insight in languages and their families can make learning another language easier even.

This infographic looks at the most widespread language families, their use and also at the how many languages are known to have only very few (native) speakers anymore.

The team of Infographiclabs created this graphic, which first appeared on Freelance Writing Jobs.

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