The best we have been able to do is to narrow down the timeline for origin of language and studying human phycology to know when we developed mid-brain for language. Magpie is the name given to English language as it has a mix of many languages that picks up word from all other language. Some language has understandably widened vocabulary of English than others. Modern English dictionaries contain more of a geographical melting pot than ever before.
Global lists that are famous worldwide are listed down. There are some seventy thousand languages in world that are famous worldwide also English has borrowed language from these different languages. Here goes the list of six such important languages that are spoken worldwide in large number.
CHINESE: 1197 million native speakers
So far it is the widely spoken language in the world. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, Chinese words have been recorded in English since the mid-16th century, with the earliest examples including the likes of tai chi (1736), ginseng (1634), yin and yang (1671), kumquat (1699) and fang shui (1797). One of the earliest of all is lychee (1588). Chinese is a linguistic that is also referred as macro language that comprises many forms to derive a different form and dialects that together have of 1.2 billion native speakers
2. SPANISH: 399 million
Mainly spoken in Mexico, but other part of the world where this language is spoken as a major language is Colombia (41 million) Argentina (38.8 million), and Venezuela (26.3 million). They are many native speakers in the United States of America. In English, Spanish loanwords like weaponry and military in termed as guerrilla, flotilla, armada, machetealso the animals name are as follow like chinchilla, alligator, cockroach, iguana.
3. ENGLISH: 335 million
As per Ethnologies the English language has some 335 million native speakers, that incudes2 55 million in United States itself, 55 million in the United Kingdom and 19 million in Canada. Few other main countries have also 15 million in Australia and 5 million in New Zealand. Though English is spoken in almost every Asian countries of the world and is most wide spread it is recorded to be spoken in 101 different countries and territories worldwide.
Additionally, the number of people that has opted English as a second linguistic Franca included, the total no of speaker could rise globally to one billion.
HINDI: 260 million
Hindi is native language of the world’s 260 million speakers that are mainly found in India and Nepal. Although some 120 million projected people in India uses Hindi as a second language. Also it is spoken in many part of the world such as in Mauritius, Fiji, Suriname, Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago and Nepal. Hindi is declared to be official language of the union. The Indian constitution in 1950 declared the Devanagari script and made it an official one. However, Parliament decided the use of English for an official purpose was announced fifteen years after the constitution came into effect, i.e. on 26 January 1965.
PORTUGUESE: 203 million
The population of Portugal is around 12 million but Portuguese is enjoyed and spoken in large belt and it has 187 million native speakers. People in many of these countries adopted these languages mainly forcibly and many took it over their own language. Adopting these languages made it spread too many other communities in a country.