International Mother Language Day : How well do you know the languages of the world?

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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?

Correct! Wrong!

Answer : French

"If people come together, they can even mend a crack in the sky" is a wise saying in what country?

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Answer: Somalia

"Dis food sweet well, well" is a phrase that means 'this meal is delicious' in what language?

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Answer: Pidgin

In which country are most people likely to say "namaste" to you?

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Answer: India

What does "Hakuna matata" mean in Swahili?

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Answer: No worries

What does the Arabic phrase "min fadlik" mean?

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Answer: Please

Which of these languages does not use the Latin alphabet?

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Answer: Arabic

What language family do Arabic, Berber and Somali all belong to?

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Answer: Afroasiatic

Guess the language: Une seule langue n'est jamais suffisante

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Answer: French

In which of these countries is Swahili not a lingua franca?

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Answer: South Africa

International Mother Language Day : How well do you know the languages of the world?
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