Maltese and Indonesian as Minority Language
In Maltese and Indonesian speaking countries you will get the countries which have Maltese and Indonesian as minority language. The language which is spoken by minority of population in the country is called as minority language.
- Maltese as minority language: Australia, Canada, Italy, United States of America.
- Indonesian as minority language: Denmark, East Timor, Netherlands.
If you want to compare Maltese and Indonesian dialects, then you can go to Maltese vs Indonesian Dialects. Some of the official languages are also considered as minority languages.
Maltese and Indonesian Regulators
Maltese and Indonesian speaking countries provide you Maltese and Indonesian regulators which are the official organizations that regulate them. National Council for the Maltese Language regulates Maltese language.Indonesian is regulated by Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa. Also get to learn, Maltese and Indonesian Language History.
Maltese and Indonesian Continents
Thinking about Maltese and Indonesian continents in which Maltese and Indonesian speaking countries are present. Check out more information on Maltese and Indonesian. Most of the Maltese speaking countries lie in Europe. While Indonesian speaking countries lie in Asia. Continentwise, most of the languages belong to Asian Languages and African Languages. It's always fun to know about interesting facts of any language, so lets discuss about unknown facts of Maltese and Indonesian languages:
Maltese Interesting Facts:
- Maltese language is the only semitic language written in Latin characters.
- Maltese language has borrowed many loan words from English, Italian and French.
Indonesian Interesting Facts:
- The modern Indonesian language uses many loan words from Persian, Chinese and Arabic.
- In Indonesian language, spelling is phonetically precise, so that words are spelled as they sound.
The Maltese language was derived from Roman Languages and is similar to Western Arabic Dialects whereas Maltese language is similar to Malay language and derived from Malay and Dutch Languages.