Russian and Chinese as Minority Language
In Russian and Chinese speaking countries you will get the countries which have Russian and Chinese as minority language. The language which is spoken by minority of population in the country is called as minority language.
- Russian as minority language: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Israel, Jordan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mongolia, Poland, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.
- Chinese as minority language: Indonesia, Malaysia.
If you want to compare Russian and Chinese dialects, then you can go to Russian vs Chinese Dialects. Some of the official languages are also considered as minority languages.
Russian and Chinese Regulators
Russian and Chinese speaking countries provide you Russian and Chinese regulators which are the official organizations that regulate them. Russian Academy, Russian Language Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences regulates Russian language.Chinese is regulated by Chinese Language Standardization Council, National Commission on Language and Script Work, Promote Mandarin Council. Also get to learn, Russian and Chinese Language History.
Russian and Chinese Continents
Thinking about Russian and Chinese continents in which Russian and Chinese speaking countries are present. Check out more information on Russian and Chinese. Most of the Russian speaking countries lie in Asia, Europe. While Chinese 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 Russian and Chinese languages:
Russian Interesting Facts:
- In Russian language, the words are not pronounced as they are written.
- In Russian language, there are only 200,000 words out of which only few words are used and due to this many words have more than one meaning.
Chinese Interesting Facts:
- Chinese language is tonal, since meaning of a word changes according to its tone.
- In Chinese language, there is no grammatical distinction between singular or plural, no declination of verbs according to tense, mood and aspect.
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