Konkani national language and Konkani as a Second Language
Konkani speaking countries include both countries with Konkani national language and Konkani as a second language. Check if Konkani language is one of the Most Spoken Languages.
- Konkani is national language of India.
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Second Language is a non-native language of the speaker, but used in the locality of that person.
- Konkani is not spoken as second language.
The Konkani countries mentioned under Konkani Speaking countries are the countries where majority of people speak Konkani language.
Konkani as minority language
Countries with Konkani as minority language are also included in Konkani speaking countries.
- Konkani is not spoken as minority language in any of the countries.
Along with Konkani speaking countries check out Konkani speaking population. The language spoken by minority of the population of a territory is called minority language.
- Continent wise Konkani speaking countries mainly lie in Asia.
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Konkani Regulator and Facts
Many world languages have one or more language regulators. The bodies that regulate standard languages are usually called language academies. Official organizations that regulate Konkani language are Konkani regulators. Konkani is regulated by Govenment of Goa. The regulatory bodies of Konkani lie in Konkani speaking countries. Some of the interesting facts of Konkani:
- Fr. Thomas Stevan wrote the first book in Konkani in 1651.
- Sahitya Academy recognized konkani as a language in year 1976.
The Konkani language is derived from Sanskrit Language and is closely related to Marathi.