Swedish is the native language spoken by almost 10 million people in the Scandinavian country of Sweden. The language is North Germanic in origin, within a group referred to as "Nordic Languages." It has shared roots with other Nordic Languages, such as Norwegian, Danish, and Icelandic, and is also the most widely spoken of the three.
Spanish continues to make a bold claim as the language of love, despite constant competition from French. The tongue owes its origin to a region known as Castile in present-day Spain. It has grown over the ages, and is today the native tongue for over a hundred million people, mainly in Spain and The Americas.
Japanese is the official language spoken in the East Asian country of Japan. Like most languages in the region, Japanese is mostly used in one country. That does not make it an unpopular language though; it is spoken by about 128 million people in the world. Over time, Japanese has acquired loanwords, especially from the English language.
Italian is the official language of Italy, San Marino and Vatican City and is one of a few official languages in Switzerland. However, it is spoken right across the world. A Romance language which borrows heavily from its Latin predecessor, Italian is the third most spoken language in the European Union.
Indonesian is the official language spoken in Indonesia, and is one of the most widely spoken languages worldwide, due to the sheer population of the country. Over 700 indigenous languages exist in Indonesia; therefore, the language plays a vital role in strengthening the communication between the many different local communities scattered across the states numerous islands.
German is a Germanic language and is widely spoken across central Europe in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. German is classified as a West Germanic language, which comes from what we would now consider Scandinavia. German is considered to be a world language and is known for its harsh sounds and complex grammar system.