#1 – Mandarin Chinese (935 million)
Mandarin is the collection of different spoken languages across southeastern and northern China. Different dialects of Mandarin are Ji-Lu, Lan-Yin, Jin, Lower Yangtze, Central Plains and Beijing. Mandarin belongs to Sino-Tibetan language family of Sinitic group. Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Cyrillic. Taiwanese Braille, Mainland Chinese Braille, Zhuyin, Pinyin and Two-Cell Chinese Braille are writing scripts of Mandarin. Standard Chinese is the official language of People’s Republic of China and Taiwan. Old Chinese, Middle Chinese, Old Mandarin are early form of Mandarin.