Native Chinese Speakers
You will get to know second language speakers of Chinese language as well as native Chinese Speakers under how many people speak Chinese language. There is an estimate that there are almost 873.00 million native speakers of Chinese language. Some languages have relatively large populations of native speakers and on other hand some languages have small population of native speakers. 178.00 million population speak Chinese as second language where Chinese is not the native language of the speaker. The number of second language speakers mentioned in how many people speak Chinese are those whose native language is minority language of country in which they live. They learn the second language because it is official language of the country where they reside.
Native name of Chinese
How many people speak Chinese serves you with native name of Chinese language. The native name of Chinese is 中文 (zhōngwén). Native names are the local names for the languages. The native names of the languages are used by the native speakers of that language. The alternative names of Chinese are Not Available. The German and French names for Chinese language is as follows:
French Name for Chinese: chinois.
German Name for Chinese: Chinesisch.
In some applications, instead of using language names they use language codes, check out the language code of Chinese on Chinese Language Codes