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The two tables below arrange the world’s languages in two different ways. First, they are listed by size as the top 50 languages in the world. Included are the number of countries with significant numbers of individuals speaking that mother tongue. The majority religion is given along with the percentage of mother tongue speakers who are Christians. The second table sorts the world’s languages by the number of Christians. Spa…

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“Languages”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 02 October 2023 <>
First published online: 2020

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