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International Mother Language Day

Learn how the word

Today we celebrate the Internation Mother Language Day, which is a worldwide annual observance. It serves to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity, as well as multilingualism. It was first announced by UNESCO on 17 November 1999 and formally recognised by the United Nations General Assembly.

"Languages are the most powerful instruments of preserving and developing our tangible and intangible heritage. All moves to promote the dissemination of mother tongues will serve not only to encourage linguistic diversity and multilingual education but also to develop fuller awareness of linguistic and cultural traditions throughout the world and to inspire solidarity based on understanding, tolerance and dialogue." United Nations International Mother Language Day.

With this guide, you can check, for curiosity, how the word "language", which constantly unites us, is said in more than 60 languages.



Learn how the word "language" is said in other languages.

  • اللغة ਉਚਾਰਨ
    اللغة [ar]
  • Sprache ਉਚਾਰਨ
    Sprache [de]
  • idioma ਉਚਾਰਨ
    idioma [es]
  • langue ਉਚਾਰਨ
    langue [fr]
  • nyelv ਉਚਾਰਨ
    nyelv [hu]
  • Bahasa ਉਚਾਰਨ
    Bahasa [ind]
  • lingua ਉਚਾਰਨ
    lingua [it]
  • 言語 ਉਚਾਰਨ
    言語 [ja]
  • 언어 ਉਚਾਰਨ
    언어 [ko]
  • Valodas ਉਚਾਰਨ
  • język ਉਚਾਰਨ
    język [pl]
  • língua ਉਚਾਰਨ
    língua [pt]
  • språk ਉਚਾਰਨ
    språk [sv]
  • ภาษา ਉਚਾਰਨ
    ภาษา [th]
  • dil ਉਚਾਰਨ
    dil [tr]
  • мова ਉਚਾਰਨ
    мова [uk]
  • 语言 ਉਚਾਰਨ
    语言 [zh]
  • hizkuntza ਉਚਾਰਨ
    hizkuntza [eu]
  • լեզու ਉਚਾਰਨ
    լեզու [hy]
  • ভাষা ਉਚਾਰਨ
    ভাষা [bn]
  • език ਉਚਾਰਨ
    език [bg]
  • llenguatge ਉਚਾਰਨ
    llenguatge [ca]
  • pinulongan ਉਚਾਰਨ
    pinulongan [ceb]
  • sprog ਉਚਾਰਨ
    sprog [da]
  • taal ਉਚਾਰਨ
    taal [nl]
  • lingvo ਉਚਾਰਨ
    lingvo [eo]
  • keel ਉਚਾਰਨ
    keel [et]
  • kieli ਉਚਾਰਨ
    kieli [fi]
  • ენა ਉਚਾਰਨ
    ენა [ka]
  • γλώσσα ਉਚਾਰਨ
    γλώσσα [el]
  • ભાષા ਉਚਾਰਨ
    ભાષા [gu]
  • Lang ਉਚਾਰਨ
    Lang [ht]
  • Ōlelo ਉਚਾਰਨ
    Ōlelo [haw]
  • שפה ਉਚਾਰਨ
    שפה [he]
  • tungumál ਉਚਾਰਨ
    tungumál [is]
  • asụsụ ਉਚਾਰਨ
    asụsụ [ig]
  • teanga ਉਚਾਰਨ
    teanga [ga]
  • ಭಾಷೆ ਉਚਾਰਨ
    ಭಾಷೆ [kn]
  • ziman ਉਚਾਰਨ
    ziman [ku]
  • тил ਉਚਾਰਨ
    тил [ky]
  • valoda ਉਚਾਰਨ
    valoda [lv]
  • Sprooch ਉਚਾਰਨ
    Sprooch [lb]
  • јазик ਉਚਾਰਨ
    јазик [mk]
  • fiteny ਉਚਾਰਨ
    fiteny [mg]
  • ഭാഷ ਉਚਾਰਨ
    ഭാഷ [ml]
  • lingwa ਉਚਾਰਨ
    lingwa [mt]
  • भाषा ਉਚਾਰਨ
    भाषा [mr]
  • хэл ਉਚਾਰਨ
    хэл [mn]
  • ژبه ਉਚਾਰਨ
    ژبه [ps]
  • ਭਾਸ਼ਾ ਉਚਾਰਨ
    ਭਾਸ਼ਾ [pa]
  • Limba ਉਚਾਰਨ
    Limba [ro]
  • cànan ਉਚਾਰਨ
    cànan [gd]
  • језик ਉਚਾਰਨ
    језик [sr]
  • jazyk ਉਚਾਰਨ
    jazyk [sk]
  • jezik ਉਚਾਰਨ
    jezik [sl]
  • lugha ਉਚਾਰਨ
    lugha [sw]
  • забон ਉਚਾਰਨ
    забон [tg]
  • భాష ਉਚਾਰਨ
    భాష [te]
  • زبان ਉਚਾਰਨ
    زبان [ur]
  • iaith ਉਚਾਰਨ
    iaith [cy]
  • ngôn ngữ ਉਚਾਰਨ
    ngôn ngữ [vi]