List of language names

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This article is a resource of how to say the native name of most of the major languages in the world. These are endonymic glossonyms.

Languages[edit]

Abaza – Aбаза бызшва

Abenaki – Alnôba, Wôbanakiôdwawôgan

Abkhaz – Aҧсуа бызшәа, Aҧсшәа

Adangme – Adangbɛ

Adangbe – Adangbe

Adyghe - Адыгэбзэ

Afar – Qafár af

Afrikaans – Afrikaans

Ainu - アイヌ イタク, Aynu Itak

Ajië – A’jie, Ajië, Houailou, Wai, Wailu

Akan – Akan, Fante, Twi

Albanian – Shqip, Shqiptar

Aleut – Unangam Tunuu, Унáҥам Тунý

Amdang – Sìmí Amdangtí

Amharic - ኣማርኛ

Ancient Egyptian Language - 𓂋𓏤𓈖𓆎𓅓𓏏𓊖

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Angika - अंगिका

Apache – Ndéé

Arabic - العربية

Aragonese – l'Aragonés

Aramaic - ܐܪܡܝܐ

Arapaho – Hinono'eitiitt

Armenian - Հայերեն

Armenian (Eastern) - Արևելահայերեն

Armenian (Western) - Արեւմտահայերէն

Arrernte – Arrernte Angkentye

Assamese - অসমীয়া

Asturian – Asturianu

Avar – МагIарул МацI

Avestan - 𐬆𐬬𐬈𐬯𐬙𐬆𐬥

Aymara – Aymar Aru

Äynu - ئەينۇ

Azerbaijani – Azərbaycanca, آذربایجان دیلی

Baga – Barka

Bai - 白语

Balinese - ᬩᬲᬩᬮᬶ

Balti - སྦལ་ཏིའི་སྐད་, بلتی

Bambara – Bamanankan

Bantu – Narrow Bantu

Basa-Gumna – Basa-Kaduna, Basa Kuta

Bashkir - башҡорт Теле, Başqort Tele

Basque – Euskara

Bassa - ɓasaá

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Belarusian - Беларуская

Bemba – iciBemba

Bengali - বাংলা

Berber – Tamaziɣt, Tamazight, or ⵜⴰⵎⴰⵣⵉⵖⵜ

Berta – Gebeto or Wetawit

Bhojpuri - भोजपुरी, بھوجپوري

Bislama – Bislama

Blackfoot - ᑯᖾᖹ, ᓱᖽᐧᖿ

Bodo - बड़ो

Bosnian - Босански, Bosanski

Breton – Brezhoneg

Buginese - ᨅᨔ ᨕᨘᨁᨗ

Buhidᝊᝓᝑᝒᝇ

Bulgarian - български език

Burmese - မြန်မာစာ or မြန်မာစကား

Cahuilla – Ivia

Cantonese - 廣東話

Carrier - ᑐᑊᘁᗕᑋᗸ

Catalan – Català

Cayuga – Gayogo̱hó:nǫ’

Cebuano – Bisaya, Sinugboanon

Chamorro – Chamoru, Fino'Chamorro

Chechen - Нохчийн Mотт

Cherokee - ᏣᎳᎩ, ᏣᎳᎩ ᎦᏬᏂᎯᏍᏗ

Chewa – Nyanja

Cheyenne – Tsėhesenėstsestotse, Tsisinstsistots

Chhattisgarhi - छत्तीसगढ़ी

Chickasaw – Chikasha

Chinese - 汉语, 漢語, 华语, 華語, or 中文

Chinese (Classical) - 古文 or 文言

Chipewyan - ᑌᓀᓲᒢᕄᓀ, Dene Suline, Dëne Sųłiné

Choctaw – Chahta', Chahta Anumpa

Chuvash - Чӑвашла, Çăvaşla

Cimbrian – Zimbrisch

Comanche – Nʉmʉ Tekwapʉ

Coptic - ⲘⲉⲧⲢⲉⲙ̀ⲛⲭⲏⲙⲓ

Cornish – Kernewek, Kernowek

Corsican – Corsu

Cree - ᓀᐦᐃᔭᐍᐏᐣ

Croatian – Hrvatski

Cupeño – Kupangaxwicham Pe'memelki

Czech – Český Jazyk, Čeština

Dakhini - دکنی

Dakota – Dakȟótiyapi

Dalecarlian – Dalmål

Danish – Dansk

Dargwa - Дарган Mез

Dari - فارسی, دری, دريلو, or Yazdi

Dhivehi - ދިވެހި

Drehu – Dehu, Lifou, Lifu, Qene Drehu

Dungan - 回族语言, Xуэйзў йүян

Dutch – Nederlands

Dzongkha - རྫོང་ཁ་

Egyptian Arabic - اللغة المصرية العامية

English – English

Erzya - Эрзянь Kель

Esperanto – Esperanto

Estonian – Eesti

Evenki - Эвэды̄ турэ̄н

Ewe – Èʋe, Èʋegbe

Eyak – I•ya•q

Faroese – Føroyskt

Fijian – Na vosa vaka-Viti, Vakaviti

Fiji Hindi - फिजी बात or Fiji Baat

Filipino – Wikang Filipino

Finnish – Suomi

Fon – Fon gbè, Fɔngbè

French – Français

Frisian (North) – Noordfreesk

Frisian (Saterland) – Seeltersk

Frisian (West) – Frysk

Friulian – Furlan

Fula – Fulfulde, Pulaar, Pular

Fur – For

Ga – Gã

Galician – Galego

Gan - 赣语, 贛語

Ge'ez - ግዕዝ

Georgian - ქართული

German – Deutsch

Gikuyu – Gĩkũyũ

Gilbertese – Taetae ni Kiribati

Godoberi - ГъибдилӀи Mицци, Ɣibdiƛi Micci

Gothic - 𐌲𐌿𐍄𐌹𐍃𐌺

  • Formerly Spoken in: pre-18th. Century Europe

Greek - Ελληνικά

Greenlandic – Kalaallisut

Guaraní – Avañe'ẽ or Javy ju

Gujarati - ગુજરાતી

Gumuz – Bega

Gurung - तमु क्यी

Gwich'in – Gwich'in

Haida – Xaat Kíl

Hainanese - 海南話

Haitian Creole – Kreyòl Ayisyen

Hakka - 客家話, 客家话

Harari - ሃራሪ

Hausa - حَوْسَ

Hawaiian - ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi

Hebrew - עברית

Herero – Otjiherero

Himba – Omuhimba, Simba

Hindi - हिन्दी

Hindustani - ہندوستانی, हिन्दुस्तानी

Hiri Motu – Hiri Motu

Hmong – lol Hmongb, lus Hmoob, lug Moob

Hopi – Hopilàvayi or Hopílavayi

Hungarian – Magyar

Icelandic – Íslenska

Ido – Ido

Igbo – Asụsụ Igbo

Ik – Icetot

Ilocano – Iloko, Pagsasao nga Iloko

Indonesian – Bahasa Indonesia

Ingush - ГӀалгӀай мотт

Interlingua – Interlingua

Inuktitut - ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ

Inupiat – Iñupiatun

Irish – Gaeilge

Isthmus Nahuatl – Mela'tájtol

Italian – Italiano

Japanese - 日本語, 日本語

Javanese - ꦧꦱꦗꦮ

Judaeo-Spanish - גֿודֿיאו-איספאנייול‬, Ladino

Jutish – Jydsk

Jèrriais – Jèrriais

Kabardian – Kъэбэрдеибзэ

Kabyle - شئعم

Kaingang – Kanhgág

Kannada - ಕನ್ನಡ

Kanuri – Kanuri

Karakalpak - Қарақалпақ тили, Qaraqalpaq tili

Karamojong – ŋaKaramojoŋ or ŋaKarimojoŋ

Karelian – Karjalan Kieli

Kashmiri - كٲشُر, कॉशुर, Kạ̄šur, Koshur

Kashubian – Kaszëbsczi Jãzëk

Kazakh - Қазақ Tілі

Kelantanese Malay - بهاس ملايو كلنتن or Baso Kelate

Kendeje – Kendeje

Khakas - Хакас Tілі

Khmer - ភាសាខ្មែរ

Khoekhoe – Khoekhoegowab

Khowar - کھوار

Kinyarwanda – Ikinyarwanda or Runyarwanda

Kiribati – Taetae Ni Kiribati

Konkani - कोंकणी, Konknni, കൊങ്കണി, ಕೊಂಕಣಿ

Korean - 조선말, 한국어

Kuliak – Rub

Kumyk - Къумукъ Tил

Kurdish – Kurdí, کوردی, or K’öрди

Kurdish (Southern) - کوردی خوارین, Kurdîy Xwarîn

Kurmanji - Kurmancî, کورمانجی‎

Kutchi - کچھی or કચ્છી

Kwadi - !Kwa/tse

Ladakhi - ལ་དྭགས་སྐད།

Ladin – Ladin

Lakota – Lakȟótiyapi

Lao - ພາສາລາວ

Latvian – Latviešu

Laz - ლაზური ნენა

Leonese – Llïonés

Lepcha - ᰛᰩᰵ་ᰛᰧᰶᰵ

Limbu - ᤕᤰᤌᤢᤱ ᤐᤠᤴ

Limburgish – Lèmburgs

Lingala – Lingála

Lisu - ꓡꓲ-ꓢꓴ or ꓡꓲꓢꓴ

Lithuanian – Lietuvių

Livonian – Līvõ Kēļ or Rāndakēļ

Low German – Plattdüütsch

Low Prussian Dialect – Niederpreußisch

Luba-Kasai – Tshiluba

Luganda – Luganda, LùGáànda, Oluganda

Luiseño – Cham'teela

Luo – Kavirondo or Dholuo

Luri - لری or Lori

Luxembourgish – Lëtzebuergesch

Maasai - ɔl Maa

Macedonian – Mакедонски

Magahi - मगही

Magar - मगर भाषा

Maithili - मैथिली, মৈথিলী

Makassarese – Basa Mangkasara', ᨅᨔ ᨆᨀᨔᨑ

Malagasy – Malagasy

Malay - بهاس ملايو or Bahasa Melayu

Malayalam - മലയാളം

Maltese – Malti

Manchu - ᠮᠠᠨᠵᡠ ᡤᡳᠰᡠᠨ

Mandarin - 國語

  • Spoken in: Most of China China

Manx – Gaelg

Marathi - मराठी

Marshallese – Ebon, Kajin M̧ajeļ, Kajin Majõl

Masalit – kana masara

Meitei - মনিপুরি, মৈতৈলোল্, মৈতৈলোন্, মৈথৈ

Miami-Illinois – Myaamia

Michoacán Nahuatl – Pómaro Nahuatl

Min - 閩語 or 闽语

  • Spoken in: the southeastern area of China China

Min Bei - 闽北语

Min Dong - 閩東語

Min Nan - 閩南語 or 闽南语

  • Spoken in: the southeastern area of China China

Min Zhong - 闽中话

  • Spoken in: the southeastern area of China China

Mon - ဘာသာ မန်

Mongolian - Монгол Хэл, ᠮᠣᠨᠭᠭᠣᠯ ᠬᠡᠯᠡ

Muscogee Creek – Mvskoke, Mvskokē

Musgu – Mulwi

Muskum – Muzuk

  • Formerly Spoken in: Chad Chad

Māori – te Reo Māori

Nagumi – Gong or Ngong

Nahuatl – Māsēwallahtōlli, Mexicano, or Nāhuatlahtōlli

Navajo – Diné bizaad

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Nepal Bhasa - नेपाल भाषा

Nepali - नेपाली

Ngbee – Lingbee

Northern Thai - ᨣᩴᩤᨾᩮᩥᩬᨦ

Norwegian – Norsk

Nuosu - ꆈꌠ꒿

Nyangia – Nyang'i

Occidental – Interlingue

Occitan – Occitan

Ojibwe - ᐊᓂᔑᓈᐯᒧᐎᓐ

Okinawan Japanese - ウチナーヤマトゥグチ

Old Church Slavonic - Словѣ́ньскъ Ѩзꙑ́къ, ⰔⰎⰀⰂⰑⰐⰊⰍ

Old English – Anglisc, Ænglisc, Englisc, or ᚫᛝᛚᛁᛋᚻ

Omotik – Laamoot

Odia - ଓଡ଼ିଆ

Pahari - पहाड़ी

Palula - پالولہ

Pashto - پښتو

Pattani Malay - بهاس جاوي, Bahasa Jawi, or ภาษายาวี

Persian - فارسی

Phoenician - 𐤃𐤁𐤓𐤉𐤌 𐤊𐤍𐤏𐤍𐤉𐤌

Piman – Tepiman

Pipil – Náhuat or Nawat

Pitjantjatjara – Pitjantjatjara

Plautdietsch – Plautdietsch

Polish – Język polski, polski, or polszczyzna

Portuguese – Português

Punjabi language - पंजाबी, ਪੰਜਾਬੀ, or پنجابی

Pu-Xian Min - 興化話 or 莆仙話

Quechuan – Runasimi

Raga – Hano

Rajasthani - राजस्थानी

Rohingya

Romani – Romani Ćhib

Romanian – Română

Romansh – Rumantsch

Russian - Русский

Rusyn - Русиньский Язык, Русиньска Бесїда

Ruthenian - Руский Языкъ

Sami – Lappic, Lappish, Saame, Saami, Saamic, Samic, or Sámi

Samoan – Gagana Sāmoa

Sanskrit - संस्कृतम्, संस्कृता वाक्

Sardinian – Sardu

Saurashtra - ꢱꣃꢬꢵꢰ꣄ꢜ꣄ꢬꢵ

Scots – Scots, Scottis, Scots leid, Lallans

Scottish Gaelic – Gàidhlig

Serbian - Српски, Srpski

Serer – Seereer, Seereer-Siin

Shan - လိၵ်ႈတႆး

Shanghaiese - 上海闲话

Sherpa language - शेर्पा, ཤེར་པཱ།

Shona – Shona

Sicilian – Sicilianu

Sikkimese - འབྲས་ལྗོངས་

Sindhi - سنڌي

Sinhala - සිංහල

Slovak – Slovenčina

Slovene – Slovenščina

Somali - اللغة الصومالية, Af-Soomaali

Sorani - سۆرانی, Soranî

Sotho – Sesotho

Spanish – Español

Stellingwarfs – Stellingwerfs

Sundanese - ᮘᮞ ᮞᮥᮔ᮪ᮓ

Swahili – Kiswahili

Swedish – Svenska

Swiss German – Schwyzerdütsch

Sylheti - ছিলটী, সিলেটী

Tagalogᜏᜒᜃᜅ᜔ ᜆᜄᜎᜓᜄ᜔, Wikang Tagalog

Tahitian – Reo Mā'ohi, Reo Tahiti

Tai Dam - ꪺꪕꪒꪾ

Tai Khün - ไทเขิน

Tai Lü - ᦑᦺᦟᦹᧉ

Tai Nüa - ᥖᥭᥰᥖᥬᥳᥑᥨᥒᥰ

Tamang - तामाङ

Tamil - தமிழ்

Tangut - 𗼇𗟲

Tatar - تاتارچا, Tatarça, Tатарча

Telugu - తెలుగు

Tepes – Soo

Teribe – Naso, Norteño, Quequexque, Teribe, Tiribi, or Térraba

Tetum – Lia-Tetun

Thai - ภาษาไทย

Tibetan - དབུས་སྐད་

Tigrinya - ትግርኛ

Tok Pisin – Tok Pisin

Tongan – Lea faka-Tonga

Tongva – Gabrielino

Tsez - Цез Мец, Цезяс Мец

Tswana – Setswana

Tuareg – Tamahaq, Tamajaq, Tamasheq, or ⵜⴰⵎⴰⵌⴰⵆ

Tunica – Luhchi Yoroni

Turkish – Türkçe

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Uduk – Tw'ampa or T'wampa

Ukrainian - Українська

Urduاُردُو

Uyghur - ئۇيغۇر تىلى

Uzbek - اوزبیک, Ўзбек, Oʻzbek

Valencian – Valencià

Venda – Tshivenḓa

Venetian – Vèneto

Vietnamese – Tiếng Việt Nam

Volapük – Volapük

Võro – Võro Kiil

Walloon – Walloon

Warlpiri – Warlpiri

Welsh – Cymraeg

West Frisian – Frysk

Wolof – Wolof

Wu - 吴方言

Xaracuu – Kanala, Xârâcùù

Xhosa – Xhosa

Xiang - 湘语

Xibe - ᠰᡞᠪᡝᡤᡞᠰᡠᠨ

Yapese – Yapese

Yiddish - ייִדיש ייִדיש

Yoruba – Èdè Yorùbá

Yue - 粵語, 粤语, 廣東話, or 广东话

Zhuang - 話僮

Zulu – Zulu

† = Extinct Language

Alphabets and scripts[edit]

'Phags-pa - ꡖꡍꡂꡛ ꡌ

Abkhaz – Aҧсшәа

Anglo-Saxon - ᚠᚢᚦᚩᚱᚳ

Armenian Alphabet - Հայկական Այբուբեն

Avestan - 𐬆𐬬𐬈𐬯𐬙𐬆𐬥

Bopomofo - ㄓㄨˋ ㄧㄣ ㄈㄨˊ ㄏㄠˋ

Borama - 𐒄𐒋𐒦𐒩𐒗𐒓

Braille - ⠃⠗⠁⠊⠇⠑

  • Braille is a tactile writing system, versions of which are used for many different languages

Carian - 𐊴𐊠𐊥𐊹𐊠𐊵

Deseret - 𐐔𐐯𐑅𐐨𐑉𐐯𐐻

Glagolitic - Кѷрїлловица, ⰍⱛⰓⰊⰎⰎⰑⰂⱄⰜⰀ

Hanunó'oᜱᜨᜳᜨᜳᜢ

Kayah Li - ꤊꤢꤛꤢꤟ ꤜꤤ

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Mandombe -

N'Ko - ߒߞߏ

Osmanya - 𐒋𐒘𐒈𐒑𐒛𐒒𐒕𐒀

Runic - ᚱᚢᚾᛟ

Shavian - 𐑖𐑱𐑝𐑾𐑯

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Tagbanwaᝦᝪᝨᝯ

Tai Tham - ᨲ᩠ᩅᩫᨾᩮᩬᩥᨦ

† = Extinct Alphabet or Script

Dialects[edit]

ǂAkhoe – ǂAkhoe Haiǁom

Amoy - 廈門話 or 厦门话

Fuzhou - 平話 or 福州話

Hazāragī - هزارگی

Kwanyama – Oshikwanyama

Hokkien - 福佬話

Meänkieli – Meänkieli

Monégasque – Munegascu

Ningbo - 寧波閒話

Pothohari - پوٹھوهاری or پوٹھواری

Quanzhou - 泉州話

Saraiki - سرائیکی, ਸਰਾਇਕੀ, सराइकी

Seroa – ǃGãǃne, ǁKuǁe

Teochew - 潮州話

† = Extinct Dialect

Required fonts[edit]

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See also[edit]

External links[edit]