#17 – Korean (76 Million)
Korean is the official langauge of Republic of Korea, People’s Republic of China and Democratic People’s Republic of Korea collectively known as Koreas and recognized minority language in Commonwealth of Independent States. Native speakers of Korean are known as Korean people. Korean belongs to koreanic language family belongs to Sillan regulated by National Institute of Korean Language. Old korean and middle korean are the early form of Korean. Pyojuneo and Munhwao are the standard form of this language. Hangul, Hhanja, Romaja and Korean Braille are the writing system of Korean language.