22nd edition of Ethnologue released
The 22nd edition of the world language database Ethnologue was recently released. As per the list, Hindi is the third most spoken language of the world in 2019. The language is spoken by nearly 615 million speakers.
English is placed at the top of the database with 1132 million speakers while Chinese Mandarin is at the second place with 1,117 million speakers. Bangla has been ranked as the 7th most spoken language of the world.