25 Of The Most Difficult Languages To Learn In The World

Posted by , Updated on August 29, 2017

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Learning a different language can be fun and open new possibilities. However, some languages are easier to learn than others. Just what are the most difficult languages to learn? While a lot of it depends on your native language and many other factors, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most challenging languages for many learners. Here are the 25 Most Difficult Languages To Learn In The World!

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Welsh

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Welsh Language is part of the Brythonic branch of the Celtic languages used in Wales. This language also used to be called “Cambric,” “Cymric,” “Cambrian,” and “British tongue.”

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Urdu

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More commonly known as the Modern Standard Urdu, this language is normally associated with Muslims in Hindustan. Urdu is also the official national language and lingua franca in the country of Pakistan. One of the 22 scheduled languages in the Constitution of India, it is mutually intelligible with Standard Hindi. It is also identical to Hindi in terms of grammar and basic structure.

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Hebrew

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Hebrew is a West Semitic language that belongs to the Afroasiatic language family. It was first used by ancient Hebrews and Israelites during the 10th century BCE. Despite being such an ancient language, it’s still spoken and written today. It’s the principle language of the State of Israel.

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Korean

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Korean is the official language of North and South Korea. It is spoken by over 80 million people around the world. The grammar and sentence structure of Korean may seem difficult to decipher for many speakers of other languages. However, Japanese speakers don’t typically have many issues with this.

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Sanskrit

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Sanskrit is considered the primary language of Hinduism, Jainism, and Buddhism. It’s a dialect of Old Indo Aryan that originated from the Proto-Indo-Iranian and Proto-Indo-European. It is also listed among the 22 scheduled languages of India. Even more, it covers a rich and vast tradition of drama and poetry as well as philosophical and technical texts.

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