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7 Classical Oldest Language Of The World!

Language is a medium of communication come to form well back 1,00,000 years.The first spoken form of language hasn't still accounted and don't exist in the world,since ancient language don't have written script.Justifying first language of the earth merely impossible.Even accounting first language is difficult,but we can find some of the treasure language of the earth.Civilization developed along with this classical language of the world.


Worlds is always fond of 7, the most powerful 7 classical language of the world.They are treasure of the world.Everyone has a duty to protect the treasure of world.Some of the early existed language even before these classical languages got extended form the world.


7 Classical Treasure Language of the World:

Greek:


Language Family:Indo-European

Writing System:Greek alphabet

Civilization:Greek Civilization.

Standard forms/Dialects: Demotic/14 dialects

Origin:Beyond 3000 BC(Believed to still more than 5000BC)

Native Speaker:>15.2 million

Today:Greek spread across Mediterranean sea coast,Restricted to Greece nation. 

Specialty:Greek is the language of the scientific vocabulary and over 10,00,000 words are loaned to English language.

History:proto-greek has origin well over 2nd millennium BC,Since Greek evolved along with Greek civilization its more orientated towards culture and tradition.Greek accounts for some of valuable treasured literacy like Odyssey,lliad,Aristotle philosophy & Plato,Greek New testament etc       

Personality:Aristotle,Plato etc.


Latin:


Language Family:Indo-European

Writing System:Latin alphabet

Civilization:Roman Civilization

Standard forms/Dialects:Latin

Origin:Around 1000 BC

Native Speaker:<1,00,000(Vatican City,Italy)

Today:Latin confined to christian community of the world(Vatican)considered as a dead language.

Specialty:Latin is the language of scientific invention and most of the biological terms arrived from Latin.About 70% of the incunabula are in Latin. 

History:Latin language evolved around the roman empire.Latin one of the factors behind spread of Christianity.Since Many scientific findings took place in and around roman empire,So Latin place a vital role in science forum.Latin is always confined within the lower half of the Mediterranean sea.  

Personality: Plautus,Caesar etc.


Hebrew:


Language Family:Afro-Asiatic

Writing System:Hebrew alphabets

Civilization:Post-Mesopotamian Civilization

Standard forms/Dialects:Hebrew

Origin:around 10th century BC

Native Speaker:Native Speaker extinct around 7 th century AD,<8 million(Modern Israel)

Today:Hebrew is restricted as the language of Jewish people and popularly Spoken around Israel.

Specialty:Holy Language of Jewish and Hebrew's.Since Bible first written in this language only.Most Jewish and christian History in Hebrew language.  

History:Hebrew saw many periods from monarchic Period to Arabic period.Old testament is fully written in Hebrew 

Personality:Moses etc.


Persian:


Language Family:Indo-Iranian

Writing System:Persian Alphabet/Cyrillic Script

Civilization:Muslim Civilization

Standard forms/Dialects:9 dialects

Origin:5th century BC

Native Speaker:110 million

Today:Its spread across 12 countries in the world.Persian Language inscription can be seen across the Mughal Construction.

Specialty:Persian language inspired Many Indo-Aryan Language.Persian Is the mother language of Urdu.

History:Persian was first originated along the Iraq and Iran.Persian Spread across the South Asia by Mughal Colonization.Persian as significant presence in Muslim community.Persian and Arabic both confined within Muslim Religion.

Personality:Mughal Empire Kings,Saaid etc.


Chinese:


Language Family:Sino-Tibetan

Writing System:Chinese characters, zhuyin fuhao, pinyin, Xiao'erjing

Civilization:Chinese Civilization

Standard forms/Dialects:Mandarin/16 Dialects

Origin:2nd millennium BC

Native Speaker:> 1.4 Billion

Today:Chinese is the largest spoken language in the world.Chinese is spread across the entire Asia.

Specialty:Chinese is the only language which has to be read top to bottom.Chinese share the largest culture share across the world.

History:Xia-Dynasty was the official Empire which spread Chinese across the globe.Chinese language is believed to be more than 10,000 years old.It has literature,Culture and tradition.Chinese Culture one of the few cultures existing in the world.

Personality:Yu,Shan etc.


Sanskrit:


Language Family:Indo-Aryan

Written System:No native script(Written in Devanagari)

Civilization:Hindu Culture(Since language confined to Hindu Brahmin)

Standard forms/Dialects:No Spoken Form(Dead Language)

Origin:3000 BC(Rig Veda)

Native Speaker:<5,000

Today:Sanskrit is a dead language.Still it is used only for Mantras of Hindu worship and Indian Government Slogans.About Century Back Sanskrit lost its Spoken Form.

Specialty:Sanskrit is the mother of all European languages.

History:Sanskrit Script early found in Rig Veda.Its Hindu Veda believed to be sacred.Sanskrit always been language of priest and Bhramin,so Sanskrit came to extinct.Sanskrit is always not a language of common man.  

Personality:Valmiki,Kalidas etc.


Tamil:


Language Family:Dravidian

Written System:Tamil Script

Civilization:Indus-Valley Civilization

Standard forms/Dialects:7 Dialects

Origin:before 300 BC(Some Estimate over 2000BC )

Native Speakers:>77 million

Today:Tamil Spread across south Asia.It enjoys Official status of more than 4 countries.

Specialty:55% of the epigraphical Inscriptions found in India are in Tamil.Tamil-Brahmi Script inscriptions are found in Egypt,Thailand,Srilanka,Which is about 2000 years old.Tamil is the only surviving classical language of the world. 

History:Tamil-Brahmi Script are first written form of Tamil.Tamil Language had well defined written grammar even 2500 years ago(Tholkappiam).So Many believe that Tamil also one of the Language evolved during origin of Communication.Thirukural One of the Greatest Literature of the world. 

Personality:Thiruvalluvar,Tholkkapiur,Bodhidharman etc.


Dead World Treasure Languages:


Language more than just mode of communication,its a rich culture.So Everyone's duty to protect a language and mother tongue.Otherwise we will lose our rich culture and tradition which our forefathers left for each and everyone.Some Of the dead languages which brought civilization to the world.1.Sumerian(Mesopotamian Civilization-5000 BC)2.Akkadian(Mesopotamian Civilization-4500 BC)3.Armenian(Jesus Christ Mother tongue)4.Egyptian(Egypt Civilization-3000 BC)

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