#5 – Arabic (280 Million)
Arabic is the language of 1.7 billion Muslims and one of the six official languages of United Nations. Arabic is the official language of 28 states Including Saudia Arabia, Sudan, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Palestine and Sudan. Arabic words take from Afro-Asiatic language family of Semitic group. Arabic has influenced many languages in the world in every era. Most influenced languages are Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Punjabi, Hindi also many European languages get number words from it. Arabic also borrowed words from Greek and Latin. Modern Standard Arabic is the Standard form of Arabic. Different writing scripts of Arabic are Arabic alphabet, Arabic Braille, Greek alphabet, Syriac alphabet.