Russian and Japanese as Minority Language
In Russian and Japanese speaking countries you will get the countries which have Russian and Japanese as minority language. The language which is spoken by minority of population in the country is called as minority language.
- Russian as minority language: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Israel, Jordan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mongolia, Poland, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.
- Japanese as minority language: Palau.
If you want to compare Russian and Japanese dialects, then you can go to Russian vs Japanese Dialects. Some of the official languages are also considered as minority languages.
Russian and Japanese Regulators
Russian and Japanese speaking countries provide you Russian and Japanese regulators which are the official organizations that regulate them. Russian Academy, Russian Language Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences regulates Russian language.Japanese is regulated by Agency for Cultural Affairs (文化庁) at the Ministry of Education. Also get to learn, Russian and Japanese Language History.
Russian and Japanese Continents
Thinking about Russian and Japanese continents in which Russian and Japanese speaking countries are present. Check out more information on Russian and Japanese. Most of the Russian speaking countries lie in Asia, Europe. While Japanese speaking countries lie in Asia, Pacific. 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 Russian and Japanese languages:
Russian Interesting Facts:
- In Russian language, the words are not pronounced as they are written.
- In Russian language, there are only 200,000 words out of which only few words are used and due to this many words have more than one meaning.
Japanese Interesting Facts:
- In Japanese Language, there are 4 different ways to address people: kun, chan, san and sama.
- There are many words in Japanese language which end with vowel letter, which determines the structure and rhythm of Japanese.
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