Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Society & CultureLanguages · 9 years ago

what is the most widely spoken language in the world?

what is the most widely-spoken language language in the world in the sense of:

a) spoken by people as their first language (mother tongue)

b) spoken by people either as their first langauge or as a second language

thanks!

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  • Z
    Lv 4
    9 years ago
    Best Answer

    probably chinese, if you think about it the chinese are the majority of the population

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Chinese language may have the most speaking it but in the world of commerce which includes business and other things i believe like the first answerer gave you English an Spanish.

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    mandarin chinese

    below is a link of most spoken languages in 2011

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    English and Spanish are the most widely spoken first and second languages in the world.

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  • 9 years ago

    Cantonese

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    I've always known it to be Mandarin but it may have changed.

  • 9 years ago

    bad

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