Tagalog and Swahili as Minority Language
In Tagalog and Swahili speaking countries you will get the countries which have Tagalog and Swahili as minority language. The language which is spoken by minority of population in the country is called as minority language.
- Tagalog as minority language: Australia, Canada, Guam, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Singapore, United Kingdom.
- Swahili as minority language: Not spoken in any of the countries.
If you want to compare Tagalog and Swahili dialects, then you can go to Tagalog vs Swahili Dialects. Some of the official languages are also considered as minority languages.
Tagalog and Swahili Regulators
Tagalog and Swahili speaking countries provide you Tagalog and Swahili regulators which are the official organizations that regulate them. Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino, National Languages Committee regulates Tagalog language.Swahili is regulated by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (Kenya). Also get to learn, Tagalog and Swahili Language History.
Tagalog and Swahili Continents
Thinking about Tagalog and Swahili continents in which Tagalog and Swahili speaking countries are present. Check out more information on Tagalog and Swahili. Most of the Tagalog speaking countries lie in Asia, Australia. While Swahili speaking countries lie in Africa. 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 Tagalog and Swahili languages:
Tagalog Interesting Facts:
- In 1593, "Doctrina Christiana" was first book written in two versions of Tagalog.
- The name "Tagalog" means "native to" and "river". "Tagalog"is derived from taga ilog, which means "inhabitants of the river".
Swahili Interesting Facts:
- Swahili language has borrowed many words from Arabic language.
- The oldest written scripts in swahili language were found in 18th century.
The Tagalog language was derived from Not Available and is similar to Filipino, Cebuano and Spanish Languages whereas Tagalog language is similar to Burundi, Rwanda, Malawi Languages and derived from Arabic Language.