International Mother Language Day : How well do you know the languages of the world?
Can you tell the difference between Italian and Portuguese? Somali and Oromo? What about Arabic and Hebrew ?
Test your knowledge of world languages with this easy quiz.
"Bonheur" means happiness in what language?
Answer : French
"If people come together, they can even mend a crack in the sky" is a wise saying in what country?
"Dis food sweet well, well" is a phrase that means 'this meal is delicious' in what language?
In which country are most people likely to say "namaste" to you?
What does "Hakuna matata" mean in Swahili?
Answer: No worries
What does the Arabic phrase "min fadlik" mean?
Which of these languages does not use the Latin alphabet?
What language family do Arabic, Berber and Somali all belong to?
Guess the language: Une seule langue n'est jamais suffisante
In which of these countries is Swahili not a lingua franca?
Answer: South Africa