Your question: Which language is the most common in South and Southeast Asia?

The main languages in Southeast Asia are Lao, Thai, Burmese, Khmer, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Malay, Indonesian and also a peppering of Chinese dialects. Every one of these languages derives from distinct sources and possess unique cultural characteristics.

What are the languages in South East Asia?

Languages of South East Asia at SOAS

  • Burmese (Myanmar)
  • Indonesian.
  • Khmer (Cambodian)
  • Malay.
  • Thai.
  • Vietnamese.
  • Languages You Can Learn at SOAS.

Which three languages are commonly spoken in Southeast Asia?

The languages commonly spoken by the people of southeast Asia are the Lao, the Thai, the Burmese, the Khmer, the Vietnamese, the Tagalog, Malay, and the Indonesian and also a peppering of Chinese dialects.

Is English commonly spoken in Southeast Asia?

Southeast Asian English is the English spoken in Southeast Asia, namely Singapore English (similar to British English), Malaysian English (similar to British English), Brunei English (similar to British English), Philippine English (similar to American English), Thai English, and possibly Hong Kong English.

What is the hardest language to learn?

The Hardest Languages To Learn For English Speakers

  1. Mandarin Chinese. Interestingly, the hardest language to learn is also the most widely spoken native language in the world. …
  2. Arabic. …
  3. Polish. …
  4. Russian. …
  5. Turkish. …
  6. Danish.
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What is the main religion in Southeast Asia?

Pardue, (1971) author of Buddhism, the three sects of Buddhism can be divided by their location. Theravada Buddhism is also known as southern Buddhism because most of its followers are located in Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Sri Lanka, Thailand and some of Vietnam.

Country Percent
Sri Lanka 70
Tibet * 65
Laos 60
Vietnam 55

What is the most common religion in Southeast Asia?

Islam and Hinduism are the largest religions in Asia with approximately 1.2 billion adherents each.

What is the most dominant religion in island Southeast Asia?

Islam is the most widely practised religion in Southeast Asia, numbering approximately 275 million adherents which translate to about 42% of the entire population, with majorities in Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia as well Southern Thailand and parts of Mindanao in the Philippines respectively.

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