Languages of Asia

Languages of Asia

There is a wide variety of languages spoken throughout Asia, comprising a number of families and some unrelated isolates. Many languages have a long tradition of writing.


Central and North Asian languages

East Asian

Southeast Asian languages

South Asia

Northern Lahnda or modern Panjistani


The above are the four major South Indian languages, however due its to close historic relationship and intermingling of people there has been a plethora of language mixtures which have evolved into new languages with peculiar grammar features such as:

    • Kannada-Tamil
    • Tamil–Malayalam
    • Tulu
    • Tulu-Kannada
    • Kodava Takk
    • Kannada-Telugu

Southwest Asia


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